The Dirty Laundry in Our Life

As a culture, we seem obsessed with whitening things. Laundry detergent ads boast about how they make whites whiter and toothpaste ads boast about whiter teeth. But no matter how white they make things, teeth and clothes can soon become dingy. It reminds me of our efforts to purify ourselves of the “sin which so […]

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The Refiners Fire

Some days the heat seems too intense to bear. The struggles in life are like a white, hot furnace that seeks to scorch us; to burn and scar us. It is hard to see that these struggles are refining us, deepening our faith and trust in God. Burning off the dross, the impurities in our […]

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Towering Faith

Tiny saplings reaching up Toward sky so blue above Young faith taking root With new found faith in God Growing up in shadows Of God’s faithful high above Towering trees rising up Above tiny saplings below Deep roots holding strong Against many storms of life Canopy of green leaves Glowing in light above Branches skim […]

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