Archive | July, 2016

almost persuaded

‘Almost’ Isn’t Enough

  When is almost enough? Hardly ever. ‘Almost’ means coming up just short before the next payday. It means hitting the wall at mile 25 in a marathon. It means losing being salutatorian by getting a B+ instead of an A in your last class. ‘Almost’ gets you second place instead of first. It finds […]

How long?

The ‘How Long?’ Question

  Sitting by the hospice-provided hospital bed in the living room of friends, the wife looked at her failing husband as he fought life’s last battle … and asked a question she knew did not have an obvious answer: “He’s ready to go, but why does God delay?” Why, indeed. Throughout Scripture we find the […]