Unlikely Rescue

Unlikely Rescue

I rolled down the window to take in the fresh, salty air. The wind tangled my hair until I slowed to turn into the parking area at Moonlight Beach.  There was plenty of parking since it was early and the morning marine layer had not burned off yet.  Beach bag in hand,...
Bible Reading Game Changer

Bible Reading Game Changer

I had good reasons for not wanting to attempt another through-the-Bible reading plan. 1. I struggle with sitting still to read large hunks of text. 2. I would rather savor God’s Word than skim. 3. I bog down in places like Leviticus. 4. I feel overwhelmed if I get...
Use HIS Words

Use HIS Words

When children first learn to talk, they often rely on gestures and sounds to communicate. Often a parent needs to remind a toddler to “use your words.” Words are more effective than pointing, grunting, or whining. As grownups, we constantly use our words to teach,...
Learning from Lemons

Learning from Lemons

I have a potted lemon tree. It moved here from California like I did. I move it inside for winter since neither of us are fond of freezing temperatures. Last summer my tree had tremendous growth. Two branches grew straight up the middle, taller than any of the other...
Tune Your Radio In

Tune Your Radio In

This time of year I drive multiple rental cars each month. Once I’ve adjusted the seat, mirrors, and air conditioning I reach for the radio. I’ve learned something basic (but significant) about tuning a radio: if I tune into one station, I can’t tune into another at...

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