Do you ever feel as if you’re being held at gunpoint by the world?
You carry your faith and hope, God’s grace and mercy, as you head into your day. Before long, threats appear like gunslingers at high noon. Or imaginary scenarios menace like rustlers with six-guns. The challenge on every side is to stand and deliver. Continue reading
Sue was out for her morning walk. Her sneakers felt like fifty-pound weights. LORD, I’m surrounded by one dilemma after another. She attempted to stretch out her neck and shoulders. Please grant me Your perspective in the midst of this turmoil.
“I feel like . . . i feel like . . . Spock.” Her own belly laugh threw her off stride. She recovered from the misstep and sought the reason behind the outburst. An image of the legendary first officer of the Starship Enterprise popped into her head. His quizzical look clarified the connection and she let the laughter flow. Continue reading
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I’ve loved jigsaw puzzles all my life. The ability to fit every piece exactly where it belongs eases a basic craving. But that delight is something I have to remember when I empty the box on to the table. There’s a lot to do before the joy returns.
Have you ever noticed how much life’s like that? Nothing around you makes sense, but somehow you have to keep functioning. Maybe like me, a vague idea that you’re not alone permeates the foggy shroud, but it doesn’t necessarily cheer you. Continue reading