"Would you like to try it again? The judges said they would allow you to." "No," I replied.I was humiliated. Moreover, I was afraid of making a fool of myself again. I had practiced and practiced and practiced my oratory piece for the regional declam competition in high school. I had it downpat, completely memorized. … Continue reading Fraidy Hole
There is something about sacrifice that make a gift more precious. Hand carved wood, a precious antique saved through generations, lovingly tended to give to you. The expensive item you had in mind and never thought you would get. A sacrifice in love means so much more. David, the man after God’s heart, knew this: … Continue reading Desert Rose
I prayed but God didn't help. ~~~ It took us 3 1/2 years to get pregnant. I remember how heartbreaking that was, feeling broken and less of a woman as for 3+ years my belly and arms remained empty. I now know without a doubt that God had a very good reason for not answering our … Continue reading So Where’s God In Our Trials???
I prayed but God didn't help. ~~~ Psalm 145: 18-19 says, "The Lord is near to all you call on him in truth. He fulfills the desires of those who fear him: he also hears their cry and saves them." Church of the Highlands was founded on the principle of seeking God first. Every January … Continue reading Are You There God?