How shall we escape, if we neglect so great a salvation. Hebrews 2:3 I grew up in Houston, Texas and for one year of high school, I attended a rather elite private school. This is the same school George Bush attended a few years ahead of me. If asked, people who promoted the school would no doubt say it was all inclusive. My experience told me differently. Oh, it was inclusive if you dressed the correct way, made the top grades and fit the pattern created by others ahead of me. Unfortunately, I didn’t fit the pattern and I had … Continue reading All Inclusive
Yet those who wait for the Lord will gain new strength; they will mount up with wings like eagles, they will run and not get tired, they will walk and not become weary. Isaiah 40:31 Ever notice how at Christmas time, kids are so full of expectancy? They talk of Santa Claus and the gifts he will bring, they are busy making their lists and checking them twice, and bubbling with excitement. The waiting period is several weeks long and yet they don’t tire of expecting. Several weeks are a long time for a child and yet I have never … Continue reading Eagle or Sparrow?
This was originally posted in 2013 but the message is as relevant today as it was then. You keep track of all my sorrows. You have collected all my tears in your bottle. You have recorded each one in your book. Psalm 56:8 A little girl was crying one day at work. Silently, with her face buried in her hands, tears dripping down her face and onto the table below. I tried to engage her in conversation and she wouldn’t talk. The pain in her eyes was deep, maybe too deep for words. I sat next to her, gave her … Continue reading A Little Girl’s Tears
God said to Moses: “Why cry out to me? Speak to the Israelites. Order them to get moving. Hold your staff high and stretch your hand out over the sea: Split the sea! The Israelites will walk through the sea on dry ground. Exodus 14:15-16 Working with kids gives me the opportunity to know more about the book series, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, than I would have known if I didn’t work with kids. I’m not saying this is a good thing; just saying. These books are a collection of diaries written by Rodney, a kid in middle school, … Continue reading Diary of a Wimpy Kid