Prayer Is for Us Too

Prayer Is for Us Too

The Lord shows us new things even as we get older. I’m learning new ways to pray, new depths of communion with the Lord, and new ways to worship Him.  After years of being a pastor’s wife I’ve learned to be able to pray for anyone and everyone and even their cousin. I’ve prayed for […]

Atmosphere and Immanuel

Atmosphere and Immanuel

Christmas is about atmosphere. We all have the atmosphere ingredients that stir us. Cinnamon scented pinecones, or the smell of a fresh tree. Christmas music, children’s excitement over presents.  The muted glow of Christmas lights in a dark room, or the flicker of candlelight. Something warm from the oven – pumpkin pie, or sugar cookies, […]

How Long, O Lord?

How Long, O Lord?

Years ago, someone said that we were living in the “instant era.” Meals that used to take hours to prepare, could now take minutes. Baked potatoes went from an hour in the oven to 4 minutes in the microwave. Cakes from scratch changed from individual ingredients to a cake mix where we add eggs, oil, […]

Is God Good?

Is God Good?

Do you believe God is good?  Really, do you honestly, deep down to your core, wouldn’t hesitate for a moment to say, God is good?  Do you live like you believe that? Have you directly applied to your life the belief that God is good, that He is capable of only good, and that all […]