Category Archives: Walking by Faith and not by sight

all of my posts seem to fit under this category…

convenience

We live in a world that strives to make things easier. We have machines that process, plant, pick, prepare, produce, and even purchase on our behalf. Tasks and chores, once done daily by our great-grandparents, are now mechanized, all in … Continue reading

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Let it in, let it out

Today is one of those perfect days. I woke up to find sunshine peeking out of the clouds, the temperature is perfect for open windows, songs turned up on the radio. It is a wonderful way to begin a Friday. … Continue reading

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Broken glass

Our farm has had only three other owners before us. Two owners were from the same family, the third was a stranger. The stranger did not know the history of the house, the hours, the sacrifices, the stress, the joy, … Continue reading

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wings and strings

May begins the summer adventures, but it marks the end of the school year, too. There are the goodbyes, the gifts, the last minute assignments, end of the year programs, a whirlwind of activities. As much as this month is … Continue reading

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electricity

Our house is being worked on. It is a century-old farmhouse and had been allowed to fall into disrepair prior to our buying it. So, the work will overhaul the plumbing, wiring, as well as correcting other issues that have … Continue reading

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be-be-be

As a young child I was often found in a Sunday school classroom or Awana club meeting. I don’t remember much about these days, other than attending the meetings. That is, except for the Bible verses we were required to … Continue reading

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Certainty

In my day to day interactions I hear people express their concerns, their fears, their worries. Some days it would appear that the sun will never shine, the lost will remain lost, and there is no hope to be found … Continue reading

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kicked in the . . .

I was talking with a young man who is struggling in the last few weeks. I was feeling frustrated, since to me, the answers were easy to find. I challenged him that there would be natural consequences if things weren’t … Continue reading

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why we’re here

During different seasons of my life I have experienced a sense of restlessness. Sometimes it comes when I have started to outgrow my current surroundings or situation. I will continue to go to work or attend an activity, but my … Continue reading

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resting on

Lately, I have been thinking about a hymn I learned when my children were little. It is not commonly sung on Sunday, but I sometimes wish it were. The first time I found this hymn was while reading Through Gates of … Continue reading

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