Today's Jesus Calling (August 13) has a wonderful two verses from Jude. Now to him who is able to keep you from falling, and to make you stand without blemish in the presence of his glory with rejoicing, to the only God our Savior, through Jesus Christ our LORD, be glory, majesty, power, and authority, … Continue reading Falling

Always Enough

  I took a non-credit course called Developmental English my freshman year in college because my ACT English score wasn't high enough to take Freshman Comp. Dr. Lomax was the gentlest, kindest and challenging teacher to those of us in that class. That experience came to the forefront of my mind as I contemplated today's … Continue reading Always Enough

Bear and Jack

Monday I gave my dad a ride home from the car mechanic. He found a new one who really impressed me. I look forward to giving him my business. Text me if you want his contact info. His name is Oswaldo Valdez, and he's a hard-working immigrant from Central America. His shop inspired me as … Continue reading Bear and Jack

Deep Reflective Drivel

What happened in Parkland, Florida is pure evil. The loss of life was senseless, and though I'm privy to what all the talking heads are pushing this blog is about faith, depression and hope. I know there is evil among us. I sin daily, so I'm a part of it. Whenever I point a finger … Continue reading Deep Reflective Drivel

More Drivel

There are some incredible people here on WordPress. Thank you WordPress for providing a wonderful product and service where we can come to enlighten each other. When we exchange beliefs, ideas and experiences on here in peaceful ways we make the world a better place. Thank you to all of you who do that for … Continue reading More Drivel

Stranger Things or Next Things?

I want to share a beautiful chapter from Caralyn's Bloom. It really connected with me. Here it is. Just do the next right thing Life is a gift - it is all grace. And when we compare ourselves and our situations to others, we become dissatisfied and lose sight of grace. Recovery can be really … Continue reading Stranger Things or Next Things?

Seeking the Savior

There is no greater purpose than drawing people into the presence of God. My friend David did that for us tonight. He started with Philippians 3.13-14. ...Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ … Continue reading Seeking the Savior

Some More Drivel

My friend Amy Bradford is a light in the darkness. Her battle with PTSD, and my battle with depression have made us two peas in a pod. Our conversations over the years have instilled in me a reality that I'm not alone. Depression makes you feel alone. It drives you to paralyzed fear, and when … Continue reading Some More Drivel