Freedom isn’t free. A phrase I’ve probably heard for most of my life. This weekend that phrase has been rolling around in my head as I think about Memorial Day. It started when a fellow Beautycounter consultant posted that as a servicemember’s wife, it Memorial Day sales always bother her. Then I started thinking about…… Continue reading Freedom isn’t Free
After this, aware that everything was now finished, in order that the Scripture might be fulfilled, Jesus said, “I thirst.” There was a vessel filled with common wine. So they put a sponge soaked in wine on a sprig of hyssop and put it up to his mouth. When Jesus had taken the wine, he said, “It is finished.” And…… Continue reading Were You There When They Crucified My Lord?
Before the feast of Passover, Jesus knew that his hour had come to pass from this world to the Father. He loved his own in the world and he loved them to the end. The devil had already induced Judas, son of Simon the Iscariot, to hand him over. So, during supper, fully aware that the Father had put…… Continue reading A love letter poured out on their feet
This past year, some of our dear friends from college had a baby that was born at only 25 weeks gestation. She is happy and thriving today due to the care of excellent doctors and the best medical technology has to offer but none of that was possible without physical, emotional, and monetary sacrifice. More than once…… Continue reading What a Baby in the NICU taught me about Jesus
Almost four years ago, Andy and I made an extremely brief stop by the Billy Graham Library. Unfortunately, we ended up getting to the library right as it was closing so all we were able to do was walk around the grounds. One of the things that we were able to see was Ruth Graham’s tombstone.…… Continue reading Construction in Progress – Thank you for your Patience