Will God Answer all our Questions? – Exodus 4:10-12

Have you heard someone say that they’d like to ask God a few questions? Like why he allows children to be traumatized, war, natural disasters, Alzheimer’s, or ? Let’s say I’m 90 when I die. I enter heaven with a pencil stuck behind my ear, gripping my cane. In my other hand is a long … Continue reading Will God Answer all our Questions? – Exodus 4:10-12

Understanding a Woman’s Mind – 2 Kings 4:25-27

When relationships are difficult it's hard to wait patiently for a solution. This might be by God's design. Sometimes he hides things from us. Perhaps we have trouble understanding our spouse's mind because God has closed a door. But why would he do that? Why should understanding be locked up? Maybe it's all about God's … Continue reading Understanding a Woman’s Mind – 2 Kings 4:25-27

Help Comes from God – Psalm 121:1-4

We were sick with the flu last week. Both of us. At the same time. In one of Laura Ingalls Wilder's "Little House" books there's a story about Laura being delirious with fever and her mother spooning drops of water into her mouth. As her disease progressed Laura realized her mother's care had stopped. When she could manage to lift her … Continue reading Help Comes from God – Psalm 121:1-4

When Life is Chaos – Isaiah 49:23

Organizing my priorities has had me tied up in knots this week, since a hairy, life-changing event happened in our family. I've been on edge, trying to untangle the threads and still meet my deadlines. Today, however, Karen Ball from the Steve Laube Agency posted just the words I needed to hear. We must be experiencing similar … Continue reading When Life is Chaos – Isaiah 49:23

Complaining to God – Psalm 44

During the birth of our fourth child, when the contractions were becoming too difficult to handle gracefully, I decided to complain. I don't like letting my tongue get out of control so in the agonizing peak of a contraction I ground my teeth and clipped with the strongest language I could muster, "I. don't. like. … Continue reading Complaining to God – Psalm 44