Passing the faith along

Passing Your Faith Along … Successfully!

So each generation should set its hope anew on God, not forgetting his glorious miracles and obeying his commands. Psalm 78:7 The transferring of faith from one generation to the next is not automatic.   Children don’t receive a relationship with their parent’s God through osmosis while they sleep. There isn’t a ‘faith fairy’ who […]

Despair

Disrupting Despair

“Let your compassion quickly meet our needs, for we are on the brink of despair.” Psalm 79:8 New Living Translation It’s easy to spot. The step slows, the eyes shift downward, shoulders slump, the future dims and the world seems a futile place. Hopelessness casts its pessimistic shadow over the landscape. Despair has arrived! It […]

The heartbeat continues

The (heart) Beat Goes On!

  It’s scary what a ‘list person’ can find important enough to chronicle. I’ve made lists of people to pray for (good list), flights taken over six decades (dubious value) and even restaurants that I’ve eaten at (even I can’t see value in this one!) My curiosity also causes some intellectual hopscotch at times. I will […]