I tell people often that one of the reasons I love living in Wyoming is the sheer bigness of it. Big sky, big mountains, wide expanses of prairie and high desert, and the vastness of the night sky, with the Big Dipper always there where it should be. I like that bigness because it … Continue reading The Hardest Roads Lead Heavenward
I went to a funeral yesterday. I've been to numerous ones before, including those of both of my parents. Yesterday was a little different. The past year has served to focus my eyes on eternity more keenly than ever before. Diagnosis of a chronic, life-threatening illness can do that. When you are literally keeping your … Continue reading Please come to my funeral.
Trying to write this Mother's Day post, and it just isn't coming together. But this is the overwhelming thing I'm feeling. I see words like "remarkable", "amazing", and "hero" all over social media this weekend. I just want to finish well. I want God to know I tried hard. That I wanted to show … Continue reading Follow. Finish.
I have not posted here since May. That's embarrassing. Our daughter was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes on May 17 of 2016, and it sent us on a bit of a wild ride. If you would like to follow that journey, I have set up a blog for it, as well as a Facebook page … Continue reading Did I Say Something Good?
I read a devotional this morning about the parable of the importunate neighbor. You know...that guy who wakes up his neighbor in the middle of the night for help, and just won't go away? Our heavenly Father is much more patient and willing to help us...and He has every resource we need in superabundance, ready … Continue reading Keep Pounding the Door