About 10 a.m. last Tuesday, I walked out of a magazine office in a nice section of a nice city and found myself in the middle of a mugging. Literally. Impressive. But, God's armor is more so. The mugger briefly focused her attention on me. But, within seconds, an elderly woman was down in the… Continue reading Nothing but grace between the mugger and me
“Bad news should always come after lunch.. first thing in the morning everything left a bruise.” Stephen King, American novelist A mess, for sure. But, where there's life, there's hope. Some things I'd really rather not know. But, try as I might to keep bad news at bay, information just keeps rolling in. For at… Continue reading Praying like it is cancer
"Let it go. Let it go." Elsa Sometimes life sends you subtle signals that a season is changing. Other times, it's more like a karate chop. One of the latter hit me over Christmas and involved an unusually long school holiday, a desire to not be mugged and seven hours of interstate driving. Pretty, yes.… Continue reading Time on my hands, weight off my back
(He's back -- found while decorating the 2019 tree this weekend! But, this 2018 post still wraps up what the season means for me. I hope it speaks to your heart, as well!) "I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord, which is, and which was, and which is to… Continue reading I lost baby Jesus!
“Like when you sit in front of a fire in winter — you are just there in front of the fire. You don't have to be smart or anything. The fire warms you.” Desmond Tutu, South African clergy, on being filled with God's love It was one of those exchanges of comments that reminds bloggers… Continue reading When God is not enough