Tragedy

Extreme Mercy

Tonight in my Bible class, we discussed theĀ “Antithesis” as given by Jesus Christ in Matthew 5:17-48. He challenges us to not only follow the 10 Commandments given to Moses, but to take them a step further. We should share everything we have with those who are in need. We should keep our thoughts clean and […]

Set Up Phone Call

Today I sent a text to a friend and inadvertently sent it to another as well. The latter one gave me a call and we chatted for quite a while. It had been a long time since I talked with her, though she pops into my mind often and then I bring her to prayer. […]

Forgiveness Wins

Today I read a beautiful story about a young man who wanted to start a singing career, so he moved to Tennessee. Right after that, he was hit by a car and left paralyzed. He thought his life was over along with the career he wanted so badly. However, he forgave the person who hit […]

Support After Fire

It has been getting very cold at night and my dad has been trying to regulate the heat better in the house. So, today my parents, brother, and I got to talking about heating systems. My parents remembered the old coal stoves they had growing up that would last through part of the night. This […]

On My Mind

A young woman I have known for many years has been in the forefront of my mind and heart for the past couple of days. When I would think of her, I would pray for her. We touch base every now and again via social media, but I haven’t spoken to her in a very […]

Blessings in Tragedy

Last night I met with a “small church community” for the second time. One of the couples gave us an update on their daughter who was in a terrible car accident. They said that there were blessings surrounding the whole event. The person who collided with her was drunk at 8:30 in the morning. The […]

Someone Moved

The other day, I saw a story on the news about a veteran who lost everything he owned in a house fire. He had a mobile home and while he was away, one of the propane heaters fell over and started the blaze. He thought one of his dogs may have knocked it over. In […]