Psalm 42:6 “When my soul is in the dumps, I rehearse everything I know of you,” (The Message) This was part of my personal devotions this morning. With everything that seems to be going wrong in the world today, I think this is a really good idea. When we’re “down in the dumps” over things … Continue reading Rehearsing God?
In many ways after the earthquake, the dust settled. The emergency medical cases were treated. The dead were mourned. The relief supplies were brought in and distributed. But in many ways, the dust hasn't settled. I'm not talking about the physical dust - though there is still a lot of that..... I'm talking about the … Continue reading The Dust Settles–But does it?
Thinking more about the discussion from last night…… http://tomvanderwell.net/2014/08/really/ Less noise and more God. How do we do that? Or let me rephrase that question – how do I do that? For me, it’s a couple of things: Less TV watching and more reading – I didn’t say none, I said, less. More of … Continue reading Less Noise, More God
Things have been weighing a lot lately. Ferguson Iraq Israel Hamas Ebola Ukraine Nigeria ………. It’s hard to see so many things that are happening and feel like, in many ways, it’s hard to know what to do. I mean, we all know that none of these situations are acceptable but why so many right … Continue reading “Really?”
So, is Elliana and Jayne’s story the only one from that night? Absolutely not. Rather than attempting to describe the rest of the evening in words, I’m going to describe it in the pictures that Jen Kroll took that evening. Their family’s story is another one of the blessings that I’ve experienced through this walk … Continue reading Pictures of the Homecoming in Grand Rapids