And When They Saw the Star…

And When They Saw the Star…

  I understand the excitement of the wisemen when they saw the star again. It must have gotten out of sight. Evidently when they stopped at Herod’s, they had lost track of the star. But there came that moment, while doing their best to seek the Messiah, that they...
Where’s Grandma?

Where’s Grandma?

And he wist not that the Lord was departed from him.  Judges 16:20 “Where’s Grandma?” someone asked.  The family looked around and realized…she was gone.  She had quietly slipped out the back door.  It wasn’t the first time.  As they would get together, they would...
Cry of the Heart

Cry of the Heart

Joe Spotted Bear turned to his wife, Cecelia, and snarled, “I’m going to beat you so bad that no one will recognize your face!” Cecelia froze.  She could not move.  She couldn’t think.  “Our Father which art in heaven,” her mind raced.  “Hallowed be thy name…” Joe...
All the Grace in the Unknown

All the Grace in the Unknown

Last week I wrote the devotional “All the Grace” (that I posted this week) while I was a sponsor on senior trip. The nine seniors and two sets of sponsors had left for a week in Utah.  We were planning a week of hiking, horseback riding, visiting national parks, and...