Like the morning fog …

Like the morning fog …

Your life is like the morning fog - it's here a little while, then it's gone (James 4:14). It is God's breath in us that gives us life, our bodies are merely an earth suit for our mission through this doorway to eternity. Life was given to us as a gift, not a right. Death is [...]

Swimming against the current

Swimming against the current

  “More than sex, more than faith, even more than its usher, death, grief is unspoken, publicly ignored, except for those moments at the funeral that are over too quickly.” – Anna Quindlen Unspoken but not devoid of feeling in the hearts of those left behind. The gift of life demands that we take back [...]

Beauty for ashes

Beauty for ashes

He will give a crown of beauty for ashes, a joyous blessing instead of mourning, festive praise instead of despair. – Isaiah 61:3 In this world, we will encounter pain, loss and suffering. Not one person is exempt from trials and tribulations. As for me, adversity and suffering revealed itself to me at a tender [...]