Darkness

Darkness

Void of light — black, mysterious, and unknown. Where is the road?Eyes, but unable to see. Thick darkness envelopes me.Blackness covers and conceals all that would be revealed with light.Heightened senses. Feeling misplaced. Hesitant.Daring to take a step into what? I...
I Couldn’t see every Step

I Couldn’t see every Step

What was something the Lord asked you to do that caused you to be afraid? Walk away from a six figure income to start three businesses that I know nothing about. Why did it make you afraid? Because I couldn’t see every step. What happened when you showed courage...
He carries Me

He carries Me

What was something the Lord asked you to do that caused you to be afraid? Come out of the darkness of fear and my own ability to “protect” myself. He called me to lay down my armor. Why did it make you afraid? It left me vulnerable and revealed that I have...
My Father’s Hands

My Father’s Hands

It was an especially crisp afternoon, that bracing fall atmosphere in which children love to play. There was just a hint of chill in the air as I raced through the crunchy, colorful leaves to try out our new rope swing. Earlier, my father had thrown the rope up over...
Why?

Why?

“Isn’t this the One who opens blind eyes? Why didn’t he do something to keep Lazarus alive?” (John 11:37 The Passion Translation.)  Those nasty “Why?” questions. I’d stopped asking them. I had decided it was an expression...