…the parched land shall become a pool, and the thirsty lands springs of water…(Isaiah 35:7)

Knowing Where We Are Going

I’m not necessarily the best navigator in the world. I am not awful, but sometimes I do get confused. I have learned a lot about how to get where I’m going since moving to the foreign city of Sacramento California a year ago. But one thing of prime importance is knowing the destination and being […]

How Silently, How Silently the Wondrous Gift is Given

Another Christmas is here. It’s been different in a number of respects, but one thing that I have discovered is that all that I love about Christmas is still with me and it’s something that is not taken away by mass commercialism, loss of a loved one or any outward cause. The wondrous and sacred […]

Of oil, islands, and pilots

My car is burning through oil faster than five foolish virgins. 3 people like this post. Like Unlike

Graduation

I’m thinking quite a bit about graduations this week. My niece just graduated from High School on Wednesday. Hard to believe the baby I held in my arms ┬ábefore I left for my mission is going to be a freshman in college studying nursing. I guess it’s pretty obvious I’m proud of my niece. Her […]

O Sweet the Joy this Sentence Gives…

…I know that my redeemer lives. It’s always been a favorite hymn of mind and last night or early this morning as I reflected on the text it seemed an answer to prayer. 4 people like this post. Like Unlike

Straw, Sticks, and Bricks

We all remember the story of the three little pigs, don’t we? They were being stalked by the big, bad wolf and each little pig built himself a house to keep the wolf out. The first one built his house out of straw. The wolf blew it over with a breath. The second one built […]