The headline crawled across my phone screen, distracting me from the work I was trying to finish, and I gasped. No! Oh, God, this can't be true.The body of Mollie Tibbetts had been discovered in an Iowa cornfield. For weeks, concerned people across the country followed the story of the missing 20-year-old University of Iowa … Continue reading “No” Perspective
It is football season in the state of Alabama.Praise the Lord and pass the queso dip! Invariably, Saturday after Saturday for the whole of three months the entire state is divided as they sit in front of their big screen or make the pilgrimage to their alumni campus for a showdown of their beloved team and … Continue reading Spoiler Alert! We Win!
With friends like that, who needs enemies?That was my thought as I watched a video of a teenage girl being pushed off a bridge to tumble about 60 feet to the water below. Moulton Falls is a popular place where people often go to jump, ignoring the “No Jumping” signs. The young lady was quoted … Continue reading Who’s Got Your Back?
When you ask, you do not receive, because you ask with wrong motives ... James 4:3 Have you ever paid attention to how many times your prayers are more about how someone else's sin, issue, or circumstance is affecting you than it is that person? In fact, James shares with us in 4:3 a very … Continue reading Breath Day – August 18, 2018
I love practicing yoga, but it can be a pain in the you-know-what. I don't buy into Eastern theology, mind you (I worship the Creator, not the created), but there are wonderful physical benefits from the practice. When I first began attending classes several years ago, I wondered what I had gotten myself into. I … Continue reading Divine Exhalation
I am convinced that I am where I am today because someone -- I think it was my grandfather -- prayed for me. I believe that I am the product of answered prayer. And IF I really believed in prayer, then why would I ever stop praying for the important things in my life? Without the prayers … Continue reading Who Are You Praying For?
The electronic sign is out and in place. It flashes: Expect Delays(flash) August 5-25 (flash) 6 am to 8 am(flash). Right then and there you know exactly what is coming - Church of the Highlands 21 Days of Prayer. I can tell you from experience the power of prayer. Most of you know last year … Continue reading I Choose Joy