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What I Learned at…

The Sovereign Grace Small Group Leaders’ Conference was amazing as usual. This conference is truly one of my favorites, and now that it only happens once every three years, I am even more aware of the unique blessing it is. I can only describe being there in terms of experiencing wave after wave of God’s… Continue reading What I Learned at…

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For Aunt Cathy

A bit of background for this poem: My aunt Cathy, who died October 20, 2005, lived the 54 years of her life completely dependent on others for her care. She was profoundly mentally retarded having the capacity of about a nine month old baby. My whole life I’ve wondered what she would be like once… Continue reading For Aunt Cathy

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Wise Words About Apathy

“Easy roads make sleepy travelers.” -Charles Spurgeon from October 23 pm of Morning and Evening read the rest of it here. (You will have to enter the date. For some reason it won’t link me directly to the reading itself.)

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sad news

My aunt Cathy died this morning due to complications associated with pneumonia. She was 54. Please pray for our family, especially my grandmother. She has suffered profound loss this year: her husband, her home in New Orleans, her sister, and now her daughter. I’ll post more later. Thank You.

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Wise Words About God’s Will

When I was single, this simple quote comforted me when I didn’t understand what God was doing with my life, especially with regards to a disappointment concerning who I thought I was supposed to marry. “God’s will is exactly what my will would be if I knew all of the circumstances.” – Bill Gothard How… Continue reading Wise Words About God’s Will

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Future is a Tempter

Future is a tempter enticing me to come But I can never catch him however fast I run He teases me and taunts me and tells me how much fun It is to be with Future, but I can never come. Past is a joker, choking back on time. He beckons me to return to… Continue reading Future is a Tempter

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Favorite Children’s Commentary

Really, this is the only children’s commentary series I’m aware of. The series, by Nancy Ganz, is called Herein is Love. The commentary is called Genesis: a Commentary for Children.I am using it for Bible this year with the kids and we love it. There is a passage from the book of Genesis to read.… Continue reading Favorite Children’s Commentary