Healer

John 14:9 “Anyone who has seen me has seen the Father.”   Does God still heal today?   I’m not talking about the runny nose, broken bone, upset stomach kind of healing.   I’m talking about the cancer kind of healing. The big, bad, scary disease...

In the Beginning

Genesis 1-2   “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.”   Ten simple words that introduce the most widely read book of all time. Ten simple words that tell me much about God’s nature. Ten simple words that whisper to me how deeply God loves me.  ...

O Come, O Come Emmanuel

  “Rejoice! Rejoice! Emmanuel shall come to thee o Israel!”   O Come O Come Emmanuel has always been one of my favorite Christmas carols, not just for its haunting, deeply melodic minor tones, but also because of its very poignant words that speak of the...

Christmas Baby

Luke 2:19   Twenty-two years ago today I became a mother. I don’t think there could have been a more ill prepared mother in the history of humankind than I was! Living in a foreign land far from family, with nothing but my young husband, a tattered copy of...

Desire

Mark 10:46-52 John 5:2-9   “What do you want me to do for you?” What a great question to ask of one in need of a touch of kindness. It’s also a great question to ask of one who doesn’t seem to need any help at all, because underneath the offer of help is the...

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