Stories of My Repurposed Life

Pondering Christmas

Pondering Christmas

When Lydia was just three years old, we got her a fish tank for Christmas. She loved all animals and was never afraid to pick up a frog, a turtle, or even a baby chick to...

Advent Begins

Advent Begins

Today is the first Sunday of Advent 2020. Tonight, we light a candle for hope. Hope is like oxygen to our lungs; we need it to live. We hope beyond 2020. We hope beyond...

Consider the Lilies

Consider the Lilies

Although it’s more subtle than in the Midwest, I’ve come to notice and appreciate the change of seasons here in SW Florida. I promise you, we are in a full-on Florida fall...

How I Hear From God

How I Hear From God

This morning in my daily devotion I’m reading from 1 Chronicles 14 where King David is fighting the Philistines. In preparation for the battle, David inquires of the Lord...

My Hope Is In You

My Hope Is In You

A situation happened this week that left me feeling like someone had punched me in the stomach.  I heard some news that stung so badly; I couldn’t believe it and yet somehow...

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