God, I need you so much that I don’t even realize how much I need you.
Archive for October, 2009
Yesterday, I was hanging out at Kerr Park, reading and writing in my journal. I spotted a red-tailed hawk swooping over the creek, trying to land on a branch. But the branch was dead and promptly broke under its weight. Yet the hawk did not plummet to the ground. With one flap of its wings, [...]
as christians, being gracious should be more important than being right
A few years ago, a friend gave me a worship cd by Brian and Jenn Johnson called “We Believe.” It is a live recording of original pieces that they wrote. I listened to it and really enjoyed it for awhile, but it got shelved as albums often due. Recently I rediscovered it and began listening [...]
On Saturday morning, Naomi Faith entered our world. Congratulations, Tim and Jen! We love you guys and are so happy for you. Here are the proud aunt and uncle:
This morning, we are driving down to Baltimore to support a friend of ours who is running the marathon. And from there, we are driving to Lancaster to Michelle’s mom’s for the 1st birthday party of our niece Olivia. We will be spending the night at Michelle’s mom’s and then going to Grace Baptist Church [...]
Trust is one of those things that is great in theory. It sounds good in a sermon, prompting “Amens” from the congregation. It produces solid counsel toward others who need a dose of it in their situation. But trust is not something that is necessarily fun to acquire. For it requires us to go through [...]