For When It’s Hard To Be Still

Have you ever noticed how a photograph—of someone you know or a scene of nature—can cause you to be still for a few minutes or longer? It holds a moment in our life or a mesmerizing sample of God's creation. When my computer screen is idle, my photo collection rolls, and if my husband or…

I Guess I’ll Just Pray

“I wish I could do something to help.” “I’ll just pray . . .” Have you ever felt frustrated that you can’t do more for someone or that you’re not doing enough? Maybe you can tell that someone is in pain—at your workplace, across the aisle in the grocery store, or living in your home—yet…

Grace for Goodbye

"Can I come by for a few minutes?" "What is it?" she asked as I entered her house. Tears brimmed in my eyes, I hugged her, and stepped back. "We're moving." In our almost 29 years of marriage, Terrell and I have moved six times, each related to a job change. First, God gets our…