Open our eyes with no eyelashes “I have no eyelashes or eyebrows. I just feel part dead. Can you help me draw on some eyebrows at least while I go through this chemotherapy?” She continued with eyes downcast. At a high-end, anchor department store I spotted her wilted self near the makeup triage for Lancôme, … Continue reading The lady with no eyebrows
There is no line. Phrases like “he probably won’t” are child-like mind games that we think will protect us from disappointment We are not abandoned in the waiting. We do God and ourselves a disservice when we line each other up according to the quality and quantities of suffering. Who, after all, would deserve … Continue reading Waiting in line (Part II)
We wait in line. Wanting and hoping we will be next. Hoping He will see us, hear us, and give us some attention. We have heard about what He has done for some who were whipsawed, betrayed, and wrecked. He rescued, held, comforted, fed, clothed; even remedied their wounds. WE say: “I do believe. I … Continue reading competing for His attention
I am alive and the 5 measurements that remind me that I am alive 5. I met a stranger in the woods whose black lab pressed his nose into my hand. The dog left a little, round wet spot on my palm 4. The sound of my children’s voices soak deep. They soothe, calm, and … Continue reading When we were all younger
There is no certainty for today. In fact, that will be your new normal as a follower of Christ. Faith carries uncertainty in its arms up the hill of sorrow. Sturdy folk march without stopping when uncertainty is screaming its head off, “Are you sure? are you sure?” Faith and persevering is standing on God’s … Continue reading You might not want to read this.
God takes you very seriously. He has the universe timed perfectly; yet He will not demand we choose Him or His ways. Holy power is His by authority. We live in a culture that loves the ideas about love, peace and a higher power, but fuel only the fire of faith…having faith in faith; not … Continue reading Don’t lose heart
“The opposite of faith is not doubt, it is certainty. Certainty is missing the point entirely” … Continue reading no thing is certain