Safe and Secure

  I had a mild, maybe moderate anxiety attack in the air this week. Thankfully, I wasn’t alone - I was sitting next to a trusted friend who prayed with me and reassured me about what is true.   It would be two hours and some minutes to our destination. Through the window, the only thing visible was the complete white-out, as we flew through the “polar vortex” depositing winter throughout North America.   On the previous flight, I’d been in the emergency exit row and the door to my right had been allowing a very cold draft to pass through, … [Read more...]

Sufferings of This Present Time

“For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us. For the creation waits with eager longing for the revealing of the sons of God… For we know that the whole creation has been groaning together in the pains of childbirth until now. And not only the creation, but we ourselves, who have the firstfruits of the Spirit, groan inwardly as we wait eagerly for adoption as sons, the redemption of our bodies.” Romans 8:18-19 ESV When we’re grieving a loss, we often are tempted to focus our attention on … [Read more...]