Month: May 2009

Storms and Cellars

When I was a kid growing up in Shawnee Oklahoma, we spent many hours in the school cellar during tornado season. The men would line up on the stairs and pass the children down in assembly line fashion. Many of…

Carrying My Cross

Luke 14:26-27  “If anyone comes to me and does not hate his father and mother, his wife and children, his brothers and sisters – yes, even his own life – he cannot be my disciple. And anyone who does not…

Yield…Xing

Is yielding hard for you? What areas do you find it most difficult to yield, surrender, resist? Is it in big things, little things or both? For me, I suppose it’s usually all or nothing. This is generally the case…

Persistent Dreams

When I was younger I used to dream a lot. My dreams have always been in color and I thought all dreams were in color. I found out differently. Many people have told me they only dream in black and…

Honor

Adam named his wife Eve, because she would become the mother of all the living. Gen 3:20 Mothers in the bible often occupied public positions. Miriam, Deborah, and Huldah were prophetess. The woman of Proverbs 31 is highly esteemed. Mothers…

Annette

Mommy, please do not cry over me; Take comfort in knowing that my soul is free. I know it’s hard for you to understand That I can’t walk by your side; nor hold your hand.   I can’t tell you…

Give Thanks to the Lord

Subsequent to being rescued from their enemies they found themselves wandering in a harsh environment, no motels, no roadside rest stops, no Quick Trips or 7-11’s. They were tired, hungry and thirsty. They were greatly distressed because of their situation.…