Sometimes Change Is Inevitable and Indeed Necessary

I was thinking about the change in seasons recently. I love Autumn. I love the air, temperature, and atmosphere in Fall. The leaves, in this season, are very beautiful to me. The leaves go through a process and change from bright greens to yellows, oranges, and reds. The changing of the leaves is inevitable. It does not matter how much we enjoy Summertime, when Fall comes, the change will happen. Like night and day, we expect this change and many of us welcome it openly.Changes, as well, in our lives sometimes are inevitable....more

Cover New Land

I sit and watch people from near and afar. I listen to the stories of their lives and the things they have seen and heard. There are some people who are born in one city, raised in that same city, and never venture away from that city. I honestly think it is sad. How could you be given a whole world to explore and not take advantage of it? ...more

God Can Call You Out

Poor. Lost. Hopeless. Abandoned. God notices even the people who feel they can be called one of the above. One day Jesus was passing through Jericho and there was a chief tax-collector by the name of Zacchaeus who wanted to see who He was. (Luke 19: 1-10 NIV) Zacchaeus was a wealthy man yet he was lacking in his physical appearance. He was very short. Because of this, Zacchaeus was not able to see Jesus through the crowd of people who had gathered to see Him. To increase his chances of being able to see, Zacchaeus ran ahead and climbed a sycamore fig tree. ...more