Will You Be Still and Know?

Will You Be Still and Know?

Another mandate to stay home. Another news conference giving dire statistics. Another reason that I wished that I hadn’t turned on the news. On the day to day, I seem to be doing fine, and I know without a shadow of doubt that it’s because God’s grace is sufficient...

Looking to the Second Advent

The sights of Christmas lights, wrapped gifts, and nativity scenes. The smells of our favorite baked goods. The sounds of “Jingle Bells”, “O Holy Night”, and “Noel”.  Our family traditions. These all help set the scene as we celebrate the First Advent-  God the Son...
“Lord, make her more like Yourself.”

“Lord, make her more like Yourself.”

That is part of my prayer for my oldest daughter almost daily. But do I really mean it? Recently I came face-to-face with this question in a way I had not envisioned (isn’t that always the way it works?). She had auditioned and earned one of the four solos in her...