Come Lord Jesus into the piercing pain existing in our world. Come Lord Jesus into the depths of despair filling hearts broken in pieces. Come Lord Jesus into the forceful isolation due to wrong decisions.   My finger found the end call button while tears streamed from the corners of my eyes. Why, the first… Read More

The hall switch had just been flipped, turning out the hall lights as we headed to bed.  Dreams had just about taken over when the doorbell rang, my mom’s slippers shuffled across the carpet to the front door.  Muffled voices could be heard from my bedroom as my mom headed back upstairs, straight into my… Read More

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.” Proverbs 3:5–6 ESV   Personalizing a Bible verse is like having God speaking right to you – Lisa, trust in your Lord with your heart and… Read More

Potty Training is definitely a stand out memory of a monumental achievement with all three of my kids.   At first, we had hoped to go once or twice on the potty each day.  Then we would move up the ladder of expectations, hoping to stay dry one or two days a week. Finally, we felt… Read More

Here is a saying you can trust. If we died with him, we will also live with him. If we don’t give up, we will also rule with him. If we say we don’t know him, he will also say he doesn’t know us. Even if we are not faithful, he will remain faithful. He… Read More