Sharing My “Come to Jesus Moment” Gets Easier the More I Tell the Story

When I am asked to share my “salvation story” — the moment in my life when I asked Jesus into my heart, accepted Him as my Lord and Savior — when I’m asked for that story, I’m tempted to give the short version. But a question like that deserves the whole story. Here is my …

My Friend’s Journey with ALS: 31 Days of Selah

“He did this so that all the peoples of the earth might know that the hand of the Lord is powerful and so that you might always fear the Lord your God.” Joshua 4:24 My friend, Kathy, is living with ALS, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a progressive disease that affects nerve cells. Recently, I shared what I …

More Than We Can Imagine: 31 Days of Selah

 Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever! Amen. Ephesians 3:20-21 My life journey took an unexpected turn in …

What’s Brewing? When It’s Time For An Attitude Adjustment

So, that job at the coffee shop, the one where I get to serve people wonderful java brews and take notes on “life”?  Well, I’m still doing it. But somewhere in the middle of everything, I let myself get disenchanted. And I came up with a list of reasons to quit: My co-workers are all …

The Courage To Write Endings and Beginnings: Write for 31 Days

I don’t like endings, especially when the thing that’s ending has been so good. The closing lines of a book that’s stirred my soul, the final scene of a movie that has held me captive, the final days of a loved one’s visit, the good-byes at the end of a much-needed phone conversation, the last …