Patience of God

I am so glad You are patient, and right now I wish I were too. This problem has deeply affected my family–the very people I ought to have the most patience with. When some-thing doesn’t go smoothly with them. I become entirely too short-tempered and short sighted.

Psalm 100

Shout for joy to the Lord, all the earth. Worship the Lord with gladness; come before Him with joyful songs. Know that the Lord is God. It is He who made us, and we are His. We are His people, and the sheep of His pasture. Enter His gates with thanksgiving and His courts with […]

Mysterious Ways

It was an unusually cold day for the month of May. Spring had arrived and everything was alive with color, but a cold front from the North had brought a rough winter’s chill back to Indiana. I sat, with two friends, in the picture window of a quaint restaurant just off the corner of the […]


I have in my hands two boxes which God gave me to hold. He said, “Put all your sorrows in the black, and all your joys in the gold.” I heeded His words, and in the two boxes, Both my joys and sorrows I stored.Though the gold became heavier than the day before. And the […]

Brick or a Prayer

A young and successful executive was traveling down a neighborhood street, going a bit too fast in his new Jaguar. He was watching for kids darting out from between parked cars and slowed down when he thought he saw something. As his car passed, no children appeared. Instead, a brick smashed into the Jag’s side […]