Matthew 14: 25-31 Shortly before dawn Jesus went out to them, walking on the lake. When the disciples saw him walking on the lake, they were terrified. “It’s a ghost,” they said, and cried out in fear. But Jesus immediately said to them: “Take courage! It is I. Don’t be afraid.” Lord, if it’s you,” Peter replied, “tell me... Continue Reading →
Ben is a radiologist with a sense of humor, As evidence by the trouble he engenders With the xrays he prepares for the doctors, Whose laughter leaves no diagnosis hindered. Ben means no harm when breaking the rules, For he believes that much laughter is healing. So, he adds those little extras to the pictures,... Continue Reading →
It would seem strange for a survivor of colon cancer to declare that God has been good, but the truth is that I would not be here to write this blog today if it had not been for the mercy and grace of God. Troubles come and it can seem as though we are alone... Continue Reading →
We all need a safe space, a place of refuge from the difficulties and challenges of life. It is important to choose a safe space that has the power to strengthen and keep us in times of trouble and upheaval in our lives. In the psalm for this week, Psalm 46, one of the descendants... Continue Reading →
Have you ever been in a situation that seemed to have no end, one in which you simply could not see how it could ever be resolved in your favor? I think that in this microwave society that we live in today, we want everything, including our problems, to be resolved quickly and completely. And... Continue Reading →
Who do you trust to help when troubles inevitably come? We need to know before troubles and sorrows come, because as surely as the sun rises in the morning and the moon lights the night sky, trials and tribulations will eventually touch our lives. The first psalm of this new feature called Psalm Wednesday highlights... Continue Reading →
So often when troubles and trials come and seem insurmountable, one of the first things that some people do is succumb to the belief that all is lost. It's easy to do, especially when you cannot see how the situation can end in your favor. But, I am a living witness that when life seems... Continue Reading →
Whatever you are enduring today, take heart knowing that morning will come into your life. Don't be afraid to cry, for weeping does not mean that you lack faith, but that you are human. Remember that no trouble lasts forever. So, I hope that when your morning comes, you will lift your hands toward Heaven, and sing, dance, jump for joy, or whatever you do to celebrate God's blessings. Don't be ashamed to show your joy, for David, the man after God's own heart, danced unashamedly in front of his people (2 Samuel 6:14).