Hiding in a Cave

Hiding in a Cave

With my voice I cry out to the Lord; with my voice I plead for mercy to the Lord.  I pour out my complaint before him; I tell my trouble before him.  When my spirit faints within me, you know my way! (Ps 142:1-3) While David is writing Psalm 142, he is hiding in a...
Hiding in a Cave

A Prescription for Joy

Praise the Lord, my soul.  Lord my God, you are very great; you are clothed with splendor and majesty. (Psalm 104:1-4; 24-35) How has God acted in your life to cause you to come in to know Him in a way you had not before?  What was your response to Him?  When we come...
An Unexpected RV Trip

An Unexpected RV Trip

Jean’s Story:  A few summers ago, my husband David and I had been praying about where God was leading us to move with our three boys. We considered another neighborhood or even another city. As a specific impression, I had been sensing God’s urging to move into...

Fighting Spiritual Battles

“And with your feet fitted with the readiness that comes from the gospel of peace. In addition to all this, take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one.” Ephesians 6:15-16 On the shoreline of China in 1932 stood a...

Belt of Truth and Breastplate of Righteousness

“Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist, with the breastplate of righteousness in place…” Eph 6:14 NIV I ❤️NY. I always imagined living there. So, when I was invited to move there for work I was gushing with a big YES.  It...