Remembering the goodness of God

Over the past few weeks, I’ve thrown out, donated, and given away a small truckload of things no longer needed in my home. But there was one thing I just couldn’t throw out—not yet, anyway. Like many others, I found myself with more time at home than...

Listening to the whispers of God

“Oh, no! That’s the last thing they need!” I thought as I scrolled through the text my friend sent me. Natalie and her husband are missionaries on the island of Kodiak, Alaska. Their island is breathtakingly beautiful, but it has been hit hard...

When you tell God your cross is too heavy

There once was a woman who begged God to take away the cross she had been called to bear. Daily it bore down upon her shoulders, until she thought she would surely be crushed under its weight. She went to God in prayer one evening, telling Him the logical conclusion...

Forgetting the most important thing

“Mum! We have to turn around! I forgot something!” My three sons are creative at the best of times, but during this extended time at home, they’ve produced even more than usual. (My house is testament to this fact. At this very moment, I have...

Don’t stop dreaming

I once heard the story of a town whose residents were informed of a giant dam to be built which would flood their beloved town. Their homes, businesses, restaurants, parks, and places of recreation would lie forever buried in a watery grave. However, completion of the...

Distraction: A dangerous weapon

“You know, if you stuck around longer than 2.2 seconds, you’d score more food.” I glanced down, but the furry ball of gray had already bounded down the basement steps out of sight. While grocery shopping last week, I found a large tray of chicken on...

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