Beautiful Mess

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As the holidays approach, our mind’s eye sees the finished product of all our preparations. The table is set elegantly. The food is cooked to perfection. The children are contentedly playing games and the adults are enjoying quality conversation. In the background, music plays as the camera of our mind pans out in satisfaction. It’s […]

“Grateful”

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“I will give thanks to you, Lord, with all my heart; I will tell of all your wonderful deeds.”  Psalm 91:1 As I prepared for the latest edition of SCW Magazine, I found myself praying for God to give me direction for the theme we should use. When I received His confirmation on the theme […]

I Got Caught

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  “Ok God. I’ll do this. I’ll pray but . . .” I paused, “But I really don’t think You are listening. It’s like I’m talking to myself here.” Feeling ridiculous, I went on spilling my awkward, choppy and garbled thoughts in the privacy of my living room. It was spiritual baby talk, no eloquent […]

CHANGE IS GOOD

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It was a typical Monday morning; I was running errands. On my way to the bank I suddenly realized I was going the wrong direction. You see, a couple of months’ prior the branch closest to me had now closed and I would have to drive to another location. It wasn’t a major inconvenience but […]

He Loves You More

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Ever since my children have been very little they have each selected a special phrase that we say to each other. Phrases such as “You are my sunshine”, “Love you, teddy bear”, and “Love you More”. This season in specific my little ones’ use “Love you More”. It’s special to me because they understand that […]

Obedience

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Isaiah 1:19, “If you are willing and obedient, You shall eat the good of the land;   Have you ever seen two dolphins swimming together?  They glide along each other’s side moving forward at a very fast pace. Although one might be ahead of the other a little at times they never leave the other […]