The Strange Ramblings of a Broken Believer

“My grace is all you need. My power works best in weakness.” 2 Corinthians 12:9, NLT “If we find ourselves with a desire that nothing in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that we were made for another world.”    — C.S. Lewis I think I am often a creature of habit, farContinue reading “The Strange Ramblings of a Broken Believer”

Short Timers

“Lord, remind me how brief my time on earth will be. Remind me that my days are numbered— how fleeting my life is.” Ps 39:4, NLT Typically, we avoid this level of scrutiny.  Life is best enjoyed in a relative ignorance, and we certainly don’t welcome the knowledge that our life is limited.  We areContinue reading “Short Timers”

I Still Grieve (But I Now Understand Grace)

‘Who gathered this flower?’ The gardener answered, ‘The Master.’ And his fellow servant held his peace.” It was November 13th, in the year of our Lord 1999, was unlike any day I have ever experienced. A beating with a baseball bat would seem more preferable. On this cold afternoon, hell was unleashed on my wifeContinue reading “I Still Grieve (But I Now Understand Grace)”

An Injured Life

  “A pearl is a beautiful thing that is produced by an injured life. It is the tear [that results] from the injury of the oyster. “The treasure of our being in this world is also produced by an injured life. If we had not been wounded, if we had not been injured, then weContinue reading “An Injured Life”