Here is the main point: We have a High Priest who sat down in the place of honor beside the throne of the majestic God in heaven. 2 There he ministers in the heavenly Tabernacle,[a] the true place of worship that was built by the Lord and not by human hands. Hebrews 8:1 During the Christmas … More A Message of Hope.
So thank you Sissy, for all that you taught me. For all that you did for me. For loving me and protecting me the way no one else ever did. For encouraging me through your writing and for encouraging me in my faith. You will always mean the world to me. You will always hold a special place in my heart. Your love will always be a reminder of who I should seek to be. Thank you Sissy! I will see you soon! … More What I’d Love to Tell my Sister. A Response to a Letter from Her Last Days.
Is this any better than kicking and screaming on my back? Is lying in pure defeat better than struggling in vain? Is standing still better than trudging along only to be knocked backward beyond your starting point?
… More Beyond What We Can Manage. Beyond What We Can Imagine.
Often, God causes us to pause in order to teach us something or to redirect our paths. What we see as lost opportunities or grief are simply a means of pointing us in a better direction. “Lost opportunities” always result in something much more amazing and substantial. We can’t see these opportunities when we are so busy mourning what is lost and stuffing the empty holes in our hearts with things we think will make us feel better. … More Semicolon; A Pause but Not the End.