When God “interrupts” my life with a calling in another direction, how will I respond? I don’t want to be a Jonah. I don’t want to be swallowed by a big fish, and I don’t want to be called out by God for caring more for a plant (or a tv show, or a computer game, or… anything!) than I care for people. So many times in my life I’ve been “too busy” to respond to God. Even worse, there have been times when I simply ignored the nudging of the Holy Spirit sending me into the path of another… Continue reading
As a young mother, I made up a song that I sang to my children as we rocked each night before bed. It was a simple little ditty, but one they seemed very much to enjoy. This morning, I was singing that very same ditty to my littlest grandson as he sat on my knee. All I have to do is change one word–to their name–and the song is universal. What is really cool is how much my kids and my grandkids seem to enjoy this simple song. And what is extremely rewarding is hearing my little grandson whisper (as has every… Continue reading
I don’t know where I fit anymore.
Jenn has been out of work for nearly a year now. With three boys to care for, this has been very difficult for her. And when you count “deadbeat” dads who don’t support their children, or only throw a little money in the pot so they don’t end up in jail, it just adds to the stress. She went on a job interview a few days ago. It appears very promising. Please help us pray that job down for her. I have stormed the gates for several days now. I won’t quit. It’s actually a perfect job for her. It’s… Continue reading