50 years

Fifty. Five decades of dedication to each other. If we went back all those years ago to these two kids, about to jump into marriage and life together and gave them just a glimpse of what God had in store for them, would they have believed it? Eighteen thousand, two hundred fifty days they have… Continue reading 50 years

Wax On, Wax Off

Sand the floor. Wax on, wax off. Paint the fence. Daniel thought it was nonsense, a waste of his time: the mundane, the pain, the long-suffering. But when Mr. Miyagi threw punches, Daniel LaRusso’s training kicked in. He was prepared, even though he didn't know it. His muscles had already done the hard work, all… Continue reading Wax On, Wax Off

The Splinter

Frantically cleaning in preparation for my Mama coming to town, I heaved the vacuum cleaner down each step of the staircase. After the complete gutting and remodelling of the upstairs bathroom, the flight of stairs was covered in crumbled drywall, little boy dirt, and most certainly dog hair. I know full well my Mama doesn’t… Continue reading The Splinter

The Heart

“The human heart would rather hear lies that bring comfort than truths that bring conviction and cleansing.” Warren Wiersbe, Be Reverent: Bowing Before an Awesome God (Ezekiel commentary) As I read these words in my study of Ezekiel, the truth and profoundness of this statement hit me like a wave. I keep returning to it,… Continue reading The Heart