I used to think I lived my life on the edge — I’ve broken my wrist, fallen off a plastic car onto pavement and gotten stitches, gone to the hospital with a swollen appendix and hooked my dad’s finger while fishing. I’ve had some close calls too — I’ve been stuck on way too many roller coasters, seen one too … Read More
I couldn’t help but be moved by the post “I Miss Him” over at Beauty from the Heart. It’s the kind of story that could rock you to the core. As I read, I felt a deep and heartfelt sadness for Charles Templeton – oh! If only he could see the hope! If only he could see that He who … Read More
I read this today during my devotions. Give me the fullness of a godly grief that trembles and fears, yet ever trusts and loves, which is ever powerful, and ever confident; Grant that through the tears of repentance I may see more clearly the brightness and glories of the saving cross. Amen. From The Valley of Vision, page 125.
Studying Exodus 32-34 recently (the record of the golden calf incident and its aftermath), it became clear to me how un-God-like God is at times. He is strikingly changeable, emotional, and downright human on occasions. — Jamie Kiley Something struck me as horribly wrong as I read those words from Jamie Kiley the other day. I saw what she was … Read More
Update: Things went great on my first day. Thank you all for your prayers. Also, I received news yesterday that a scholarship I applied for came through. Each of us have seasons in our lives. Some are seasons of preparation, some are seasons of change, and in my case I am in a season of study and learning. In other … Read More
I feel small. No, not short. Small. I scan the news and the campus and see people who are making an impact. They’re culture shifters, trendsetters, attention-getters. I notice them when they come into a room; we all want to meet them. My sinful inclination is to desire what those people have: a following, influence, impact. But I’m small, and … Read More