Basking in the Sunbeam of Grace

Writing at Starbucks the other day, pregnant raindrops slid down the window as I pounded my magenta computer keyboard. Then I noticed a man and woman out of the corner of my eye. His speech was slow and slurred, although he appeared to be in his early sixties. She kindly asked what he wanted to…

Sacrificing the Treasure

Sometimes I sit in my sunny yellow room with my feet resting on the white wicker ottoman. I better hurry and get on with my day.  Sunlight sweeps over me as my Bible rests on my lap and I let God’s words saturate my soul. The precious time I spend reading, studying, and praying provide me with a kaleidoscope…

Caleb’s Courage: Following God Wholeheartedly

The word “wholeheartedly” almost lifted off the pages as I studied Joshua 14.  Twice  in the chapter, Caleb reminded Joshua how he had followed God wholeheartedly while the rest of the explorers “made the hearts of the people melt with fear.” Quite a word picture. I envisioned them shaking, dripping with sweat, as they lost courage and focused on their circumstances…