Isolation is Spiritually Destructive

“Sin demands to have a man by himself. It withdraws him from the community. The more isolated a person is, the more destructive will be the power of sin over him. Sin wants to remain unknown . . . [But] the sin must be brought into the light. The unexpressed must be openly spoken and…

He still looks for me in a crowd

It has struck me lately that my kids are growing up much quicker than I ever planned. All the boys play football and Molly gallivants around on horses in her spare time.  I had a conversation with Molly last week about whether or not she was going to be part of a youth group activity.…

Not a Penny to My Name

My dear mother has for years been collecting stories to put together in a book – stories about pennies.  Below is one of them that she passed on to me this last week.  It was a great reminder of how the Lord has always provided for our needs, and I am so thankful for that…

All Chocolate Should Be This Size

For those of you who know me, even a little, probably know that I love chocolate.  It’s the sweet nectar of all that is good.  When we had the opportunity to drop into the Hershey’s store in Chicago, it seemed inappropriate to not take the opportunity.  But, when we realized the candy bars were $40.00…