Reaching for the Light

Reaching for the Light

I saw the the daffodils coming up this weekend.  I’ve seen it before, but it’s still amazing to me.   Almost every week in January and February we had ice or snow.  More than one week, I fought my way to work.  One week was especially...
Pulling out the Stops

Pulling out the Stops

Last Friday, churches at many different locations met for a time of prayer from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m., praying for a moving of God. My little family met together.  I didn’t feel like I could pray all night, but we were able to tarry until around midnight. After a few...
Labor and Delivery

Labor and Delivery

I remember the first time I was in labor and delivery.  Since I was delivering a premature baby, they wheeled me to a nice-size room, so there could be a team for me and a team for my baby.  It was a wonderful having that team.  They cheered me on,...
Welcome 2024!

Welcome 2024!

Every family needs a conscience. I have a child who is the Jiminy Cricket in our family. His youngest sister has affectionately called him “the old soul.” With extra time on his hands while waiting for the new college semester to start, he has filled his time with...
A Bruised Reed

A Bruised Reed

(Guest post by Elisabeth Hemmeter, currently a student at Penn View Bible Institute) Around 2020, I was gifted a tiny succulent that my roommate Danielle and I affectionately named “Ralph.” Normally I’m not much of a potted plant person, but little Ralph was easy to...