What’s in a Word?

I was speaking with a friend last week, and we agreed that the most overused word for 2011 has to be “epic.” The first definition of epic is “noting or pertaining to a long poetic composition, usually centered upon a…

How Big Is Your God?

For the past few weeks I have been reading through the book of Job. It is such a powerful book with too many lessons to list in this short blog post. There is hardly a day that goes by where…

A Date Which Will Live In . . .

Three weeks ago, on November 11, 2011, a date which will live in our family’s memory, my oldest daughter got married! Wow! It truly was an amazing time for which we praise the Lord! The months of anticipation and planning…

Stillness

Still. What does that word conjure up for you? It probably depends somewhat on your personality. Still to some means boring, it means punishment of having to stop wiggling when you were a child in church. But still can also…

Seasons of Growth, Part 3: Harvest

Seasons of Growth, Part 3: Harvest

It wasn’t the way I expected. It was mid-August, and Rob and I began heavy harvesting half our garden. It either had to be harvest time or destruction time. The new bike path would be blasting through the middle of…