1. Just a Little Patience . . . Yeah.
    01 Sep, 2017
    Just a Little Patience . . . Yeah.
    Better is the end of a thing than its beginning, and the patient in spirit is better than the proud in spirit.  Ecclesiastes 7:8 Yesterday was my first day of picking up all of my children from their new schools.   The first school lets out at 2:15pm.  I arrived at 2:00pmish.  I didn't count, but it seemed like 50 or more cars were in line in front of me.  I didn't pick the first set of children up until around 2:30pm.  The second school lets out at 3:00pm.  This time I arrived a little
  2. How Long?
    06 Dec, 2016
    How Long?
    Be gracious to me, O LORD, for I am languishing; heal me, O LORD, for my bones are troubled.  My soul also is greatly troubled. But you, O LORD- how long?  Psalm 6:2-3 When things aren't going well, is it ok to ask God, "how long?" How long will I be in this mess? How long will evil people get away with their evil deeds? How long until you do something, God? We might be tempted to think that it is impertinent and brash to ask the Lord over all creation such questions.  We may think that
  3. A Shower of Good News
    09 Feb, 2016
    A Shower of Good News
    The LORD is gracious and merciful, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love. Psalm 145:8 As I was praying this morning about the day ahead of me I couldn't help but think about how thankful I am that God is gracious, merciful, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love. Why did I think about that while I was praying? Well, to be bluntly honest, it was because I was recognizing how those attributes are not even close to being my default mode. I can be irritable and aloof.  I can be