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 […]

Blossoms take time ... but they're coming

My Sticks Of Faith

“Faith is the confidence that what we hope for will actually happen;  it gives us assurance about things we cannot see.” Hebrews 11:1 New Living Translation  I love being around ‘glass half-full’ people … who see through obstacles and the obvious to what isn’t presently available to our five senses. I love people who believe […]