Death by Entertainment – Living for Jesus in a Culture of Materialism

A Culture of Materialism I recently spent some time in the waiting room at a dentist’s office.  Somehow I forgot to bring the book I was reading, and I ended up thumbing through a few of the magazines that were sitting out for the distraction of those nervously awaiting their turn in The Chair. In

The Surprisingly Good News About Trouble

Odd how life-altering changes can come so abruptly, with no warning.  One moment, life is as it has always been, and the next, everything is forever changed. Trouble doesn’t take the time to call before ringing the doorbell. I was blessed to spend some time with extended family yesterday. While visiting with my sweet sister-in-law

The Gift of Emptiness

There are so many things I ask God for.  Health, safety, blessing, patience, wisdom, patience, direction, patience.  Did I mention patience? But sometime over the course of the summer I realized that IT had happened again.  In the course of the busy living, and the asking for all the good things we all want, and