God Appointments

She was lamenting their financial position going into retirement and saying that maybe she should have made different educational choices. Maybe she should have worked a different job. I sat and listened patiently, and then I told her, “You ask God what restaurant to eat at. I know you seek at least as much guidance […]

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Established

That is the word that captured my attention: Established. It means brought about, built, settled securely. It makes me think about deep roots and history and familiarity. When David was crowned king, his mighty men supported him, and the king of Tyre sent messengers to him with workmen and supplies to build David a house. […]

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Does God Behave Badly??

The conversation at the breakfast table got very lively this week. “That’s not fair!” “God was mean!” “Why would God do that?!” I took a deep breath and mentally stepped back. I hadn’t expected the children to respond this way to our Bible study, but okay, why not? Lets tackle this head on. And I […]

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Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

I was standing in line at the DMV when I noticed the girl in front of me. She was dressed like a cheer leader with fishnet stockings. I wouldn’t have paid any mind, except that I had just had a dream about a warped table with a Bible where the plate belonged and a fishing […]

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Finding Crowns

Last week my six year old came dancing into the kitchen wearing a fancy dress and asking me for a crown. “Do I have a crown?” I asked her. “Yes!” she exclaimed, and proceeded to explain to me what I should be finding for her. Sure enough, said crown was nestled in a a bag […]

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