What If He Laughed At Jesus?

What If He Laughed At Jesus?

Imagine being an invalid for 38 years. You live in Jerusalem and are an outcast of society. You’re sickly and bedridden and no one will take you to the pool of Bethesda where you could potentially be healed. And then one day this strange voice is directed at you, asking if you want to be healed. … Continue reading »
Do You Have Eyes That See?

Do You Have Eyes That See?

Repeat After Me: It’s not my circumstances that are the problem, it’s the way I view them. This repetition is continual practice for me as the last couple of months have proven that I’m still looking at things from my perspective, not through the lens of the Gospel. So I started asking myself some questions. There are so many more we … Continue reading »
When I Want To Hide in Fear

When I Want To Hide in Fear

When the unknowns of life flare into fear, I find myself running and trying to hide [like Adam and Eve in the Garden] not in but from the wounds of Christ. And all the while… The One from whom nothing is hidden has providentially orchestrated all the unknowns in our lives to push us to … Continue reading »
“…let this needle pass…” My first experience giving blood

“…let this needle pass…” My first experience giving blood

It was going so well… then she said, “OK, you can look away now.” And in the needle went. Out the blood came. And down I went.   ———————————————————— I remember saying, “I’m feeling a little lightheaded,” to the nurse with the bobbed hair almost immediately after she stuck me. “Already?” she asked in disbelief. … Continue reading »