July 18, 2017 – Quilt of Holes

July 18, 2017 – Quilt of Holes

As I faced my Maker at the last judgment, I knelt before the Lord along with all the other souls. Before each of us laid our lives like the squares of a quilt in many piles; an angel sat before each of us sewing our quilt squares together into a tapestry that is our life… I rose and slowly lifted the combined squares of my life to the light. An awe-filled gasp filled the air. I gazed around at the others who stared at me with wide eyes.

May 30, 2017 – Are You a Warrior?

May 30, 2017 – Are You a Warrior?

Memorial Day is a precious time to celebrate the sacrifices of those who have defended this great country.  Every American owes a debt of gratitude to the women and men who bravely serve(d) in our military to defend our rights and protect our land. Too often we take...
April 5, 2016-Cherished Wisdom

April 5, 2016-Cherished Wisdom

Psalm 111:10 With the chaos in our culture and the racial tension we are experiencing one has to wonder what great leaders like Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. would have done to create a more peaceful environment. Unfortunately, on April 4, 1968, one of the greatest...
February 2, 2016-The Love of the Lord

February 2, 2016-The Love of the Lord

Too often we can get caught up in our petitions to God and we forget to give Him all the praise, honor, and love He deserves. I recently walked into a large retail store and saw a tremendous display for Valentine’s Day remembrances. Everything you can image was there:...

December 14, 2015 – The Scars of Life

“He himself bore our sins in his body on the cross, so that, free from sins, we might live for righteousness; by his wounds you have been healed. For you were going astray like sheep, but now you have returned to the shepherd and guardian of your souls.” – 1 Peter...

September 21, 2016 – How Big is Your God?

Out west the 2015 firestorms have over-taken many rural communities. For the first time in its history the authorities in Washington State have put out a call for community volunteers to assist in manning the fire lines. Despite all the extra help one fire alone has...

April 27, 2015 – Trust and Obey

During the past few months it seems that too many of our close friends have gone through or are going through some major difficulties. Transitions in life are always challenging; especially, when it comes to health related matters. During the past year a dear friend...