It’s the week that the word seems to pop up everywhere! It’s all over the card aisles, the candy section, and the flower shop. Everything seems focused on LOVE. The Valentine’s Day celebration of love will happen in so many ways: from candy shared between school children to special dinners and dates celebrating years of affection.
You never know what God will use to teach you something powerful. For me, the lesson came in trying to buy a home security system. Our family had been considering one for a while, and when the “Black Friday” sales started popping up all over our phones, we decided to take the plunge.
This morning I was supposed to get on a flight to Florida. The conference I was scheduled to attend wisely cancelled as Florida residents and others along the east coast are bracing for the fury of now category 5 Hurricane Dorian. It's hard to even imagine the size and prowess of a storm like Dorian.
I know waiting is hard. Hang in there, and today I’m praying He will give you all the courage you need for another day, another hour, even another minute! Wait patiently for the LORD. Be brave and courageous. Yes, wait patiently for the LORD. Psalm 27:14.
In the classic question of do you want to know the good news or bad news, I tend to want to know the good news. In fact, if you tell me the bad news, I’ll probably try find a way to see how it will work out for the good.
She sat on the bed, the anger still slowly simmering like a pot of hot water that had just overflowed. We started talking about the root of the frustration that had brought us both to this place.
Their story has captivated me the last few weeks. As a dad I can’t even fathom the idea of my son stuck deep in a flooded cave with his teammates and coach, days of wondering if he was even alive.
Did you see it? I admit it, a few weeks ago I jumped on the supermoon bandwagon. The upside of getting up at 3:30am means you get some amazing views in the sky. and that November morning was spectacular.
Maybe your life has been shook up like that quake disrupted a quiet, peaceful Saturday morning. We all find ourselves at the doorstep of fear wondering if everything is going to crumble. It’s remarkable to me that God offers us Jesus as our cornerstone and His strength as our foundation.