‘Sunning Ourselves in the Smiles of God’

A boy stood on a windy hillside, flying a kite. He continued to release the string of the kite and it went higher and higher until it was completely out of sight. One of his friends walked up and asked how he knew there was still a kite on the other end. He replied. “IContinue reading “‘Sunning Ourselves in the Smiles of God’”

To Be Brave and Full of Faith

In the book Voyage of the Dawn Treader, C.S. Lewis writes of Reepicheep. He is a mouse of exceptional courage and with a strong faith. People seem to always misunderstand a talking mouse, especially one who dresses like a swashbuckler. He is determined to reach the utter east and join the Lion, Aslan (a type ofContinue reading “To Be Brave and Full of Faith”

A Bit of Homespun

I’m Still Learning I’ve learned — 1 that you cannot make someone love you. All you can do is be someone who can be loved. The rest is up to them. I’ve learned — 2 that no matter how much I care, some people just don’t care back. I’ve learned — 3 that it takesContinue reading “A Bit of Homespun”

The Lord of My Darkest Fear

“And you will feel secure, because there is hope; you will look around and take your rest in security.”  Job 11:18 “If you lie down, you will not be afraid; when you lie down, your sleep will be sweet.”  Prov. 3:24 Bedding down in the ruins of an old adobe church gave me a great deal of apprehension. Continue reading “The Lord of My Darkest Fear”