Monthly Archives: December 2012

Oh!

2012 is almost over. In this year all of us experienced ups and downs. There is never a time in our life where we don’t experience both. In the “up” seasons, there’s always some way in which we’re being challenged … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Gaining What You Cannot Lose

As a child I was absolutely amazed by a story of sacrifice, and commitment to the cause of a kingdom not of this world. I was impressed by the story of Jim and Elizabeth Elliott’s passion for bringing the Good … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

In The Arena

One of the things that continues to fascinate me, is the way our consumptive American culture has generated a people dedicated to the proposition that “my life is all about me getting the best possible value for myself, at the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Jesus, Full Of Grace And Truth

One of my favorite descriptions of Jesus was provided to us by his dear friend John who wrote: “The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the One and Only, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

The Contentment of Nothingness

I have no idea how I stumbled on this quote, but it’s one I go back to often when I’m faced with the reality of my own brokeness. Spurgeon addresses the myth we so easily believe that says, “I’m in … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Good Advice From Dr. Seuss

I still remember being stuck in the Pittsburgh airport for hours trying to keep my daughter, who was two at the time, as contained as possible while we figured out how to get a flight home. Not fun! The thing … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

The Waiting Is The Hardest Part

I have this piece of paper I’ve held onto from the “good old days” when we wrote notes to ourselves on pieces of paper. You know that period of human history that ended about five years ago? Anyway, there is … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment