Easter Quotes

Happy Easter! Easter is not about a bunny or springtime. It’s not about egg hunts or flowers blooming. It’s not about going to church or big family gatherings. None of these things are wrong in and of themselves mind you, but Easter is about one thing: forgiveness of sin. Jesus’s sacrifice on the cross providedContinue reading “Easter Quotes”

Hope in the Midst of Despair

In life we will inevitably encounter seemingly impossible situations and circumstances. The paths we have chosen in life, however carefully, will at times lead us to confront insurmountable obstacles. These obstacles may take the form of people, events, places, or situations even when we think that we’ve plan for every contingency. When we inevitably failContinue reading “Hope in the Midst of Despair”

Hope in the Midst of Harvey

For the past three days I have watch, and experienced, the catastrophe known as “Harvey” as it unfolds in the Houston area and other areas of Texas and Louisiana. Fear, dread, hopelessness. These emotions wash over us here in Houston as we watch our city sinking beneath the floodwaters. I see on TV entire neighborhoodsContinue reading “Hope in the Midst of Harvey”

A Quick Thought…

I was reading through the news feed this morning and saw the latest headlines of violence, mistrust, and hatred that permeate our world today. I don’t know about you, my fellow writers, but I want my writing to help end these problems and not just call attention to them.  The world is full of problems.Continue reading “A Quick Thought…”

Some Easter Quotes

“Now after the Sabbath, as it began to dawn toward the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary came to look at the grave. And behold, a severe earthquake had occurred, for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven and came and rolled away the stone and sat upon it.Continue reading “Some Easter Quotes”

What Does Love Have To Do With It

Don’t put your confidence in powerful people; there is no help for you there. When they breathe their last, they return to the earth, and all their plans die with them. But joyful are those who have the God of Israel as their helper, whose hope is in the Lord their God. (Psalm 146:3-5) Read: 2 KingsContinue reading “What Does Love Have To Do With It”

Focusing on the positive…

From the moment we wake up in the morning, the world seeks to flood our senses with negativity. The radio and television broadcasts the sinister and evil aspects of life, giving coverage to chaos and death rather than revealing a shred of light in the darkness. Family members, coworkers, pastors and church members, the guyContinue reading “Focusing on the positive…”