Though you have not seen him, you love him

“Believe nothing you see and only half that you hear.” ~Edgar Allan Poe My vision is poor, literally and often figuratively. This has caused unnecessary moments of panic on more than one occasion.  From standing in the shower and staring hard at the corner of the ceiling above me convinced a spider has decided it … Continue reading Though you have not seen him, you love him

Glimpsing God through gifts He’s bestowed

It’s a number I don’t want to know: how many times I have seen the movie Top Gun.  While watching with my nearly 18-year-old daughter for her first time, I was struck by a previously unnoticed detail—the rescue swimmer who jumps into the ocean to rescue Goose and Maverick following the fatal plane crash.  What a … Continue reading Glimpsing God through gifts He’s bestowed

Resting in the ashes

“And when the devil had ended every temptation, he departed from him until an opportune time. And Jesus returned in the power of the Spirit to Galilee, and a report about him went out through all the surrounding country.” Luke 4: 13-14 The tile floor is bearable this morning despite record-low temperatures in East Texas. … Continue reading Resting in the ashes