Making Easter Personal

“I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in Me, though He may die, he shall live. And whoever lives and believes in Me shall never die.   Do you believe this?” John 11:25-26 Easter has become more personal than ever before. The resurrection of Jesus Christ from the grave is arguably the most […]

March 6, 2012

Two articles came across the web today that I found striking. The first announced that the Jewish holiday of Purim will be celebrated tomorrow, March 7. Purim, also known as the Feast of Lots, commemorates the day when God delivered Israel from the hand of Haman through the lovely Jewish queen named Esther. It is […]

Keep the fire burning

I just cut another load of wood for my fire.  We have burned a lot the last few weeks and the pile was low.  The fire is growing strong now and I have enough to last through this cold spell.  I have discovered in my family that everyone wants a fire but no one wants […]

Trials of Life

There is a big tree limb laying on my metal shed in the back yard. The roof is crumpled and branches hang over three sides of the structure. It fell sometime during the storm on Tuesday night. That is often how it happens – along with wonderful rain comes high winds, potential flooding and fallen […]