“In moments of great trial, you draw on the resources that you already have.” ~Kevin Korver Pastor Korver spoke these words to the congregation eight weeks after the unexpected death of their 27-year-old son Kirk. This was also the message from Kevin, his wife Laine, and sons at Kirk’s funeral. What do you know for… Read More
Q. What’s the best thing about Switzerland? A. I don’t know, but the flag’s a big plus. Q. Did you hear about the mathematician who’s afraid of negative numbers? A. He’ll stop at nothing to avoid them. Q: Why to we tell actors to “break a leg?” A: Because every play has a cast.
Though the mountains be shaken and the hills be removed, yet my unfailing love for you will not be shaken nor my covenant of peace be removed,” says the Lord, who has compassion on you. Isaiah 54:10 (NIV) words→pictures→doodle→for some of us: art If you’re looking for a new way to spend time in the scriptures listening for what God… Read More
People of all ages were asked to finish the statement “I’ve learned…” What hit me as I read these is that the statements all focused on relationship discoveries. Some of these statements lined up clearly with I might have said at about the same age. Where are you in the age group? Before you reach… Read More
Q: What happened when the ship carrying the red paint and the ship carrying the blue paint crashed into an island? A: The sailors were marooned. Parallel lines have so much in common. It’s a shame they’ll never meet. I asked my North Korean friend how it was there. He said he couldn’t complain. The… Read More
Psalm 32:8 Mary Esther Elam, of Starkville, Mississippi, bought a journaling Bible in August 2014 when her son, Cole, was in the hospital with stage 4 liver cancer. This is one of her journals. words→pictures→doodle→for some of us: art If you’re looking for a new way to spend time in the scriptures listening for what God… Read More
During the summer months I was blessed by grandchildren in my home, with overnights and cousin time a big priority for them and for me. The grandkids blessed me with their love, and I blessed their parents with time off of parenting—a win-win for everyone, right? One three-week stretch was mostly dedicated to these blessings,… Read More