Down to the Roots

Down to the Roots

Several years ago, the Checotah, Oklahoma area suffered a severe drought. The water level of the largest lake in the area had receded so far that the immense root system of a massive tree was completely exposed. My daughter captured this vivid image while practicing...
How Can We Know the Way?

How Can We Know the Way?

“Thomas said to him, ‘Lord, we do not know where you are going. How can we know the way?’ Jesus said to him, ‘I am the way . . .’” ( John 14:5-6a ESV) Thomas’ question could just as easily be ours today as we continue to face the upheaval and uncertainty that COVID-19...
The One Thing

The One Thing

“Her sister, Mary, sat at the Lord’s feet, listening to what he taught. But Martha was distracted by the big dinner she was preparing. She came to Jesus and said, ‘Lord, doesn’t it seem unfair to you that my sister just sits here while I do all the work? Tell her to...
Shepherd in the Wilderness

Shepherd in the Wilderness

“Then he led out his people like sheep and guided them in the wilderness like a flock. He led them in safety, so that they were not afraid, but the sea overwhelmed their enemies. And he brought them to his holy land, to the mountain which his right hand had won.”...
In a Time of Reset

In a Time of Reset

How quickly times can change! I have had periods in my life, as we all have, when personal circumstances have changed, and I found myself at a loss…fearful, sometimes angry, confused, stumbling around, and unsure of what to do. God has used those times to shape...