Tag: darkness

OUT OF THE CHAOS 06.07.2020

I grew up on a farm bordering a river. Eighty acres of the property is a conifer woods along the river. The bank of the river is a great place to watch the sunset. One evening, a friend and I decided to go to the river and do just that. During the blue hour following …

Daily Reads 03.05.2020

Fear is a liar. It doesn’t know how to discern truth from lie. It overwhelms and immobilizes. It creates chaos. As with all automatic responses of the brain, fear has it’s place. It keeps me from walking too close to the edge. It keeps me out of the street. It makes me cautious at night …

Daily Reads 03.02.2020

God’s love…it’s been on my mind. How do I know that I am loved? Am I really seeing what he wants me to see? Am I experiencing his love in the deepest possible way? God showed how much he loved us by sending his one and only Son into the world so that we might …

Daily Reads 02.27.2020

Do everything without complaining and arguing, so that no one can criticize you. Live clean, innocent lives as children of God, shining like bright lights in a world full of crooked and perverse people. Hold firmly to the word of life; then, on the day of Christ’s return, I will be proud that I did not run …

Daily Reads 02.24.2020

Driving through town at dusk to meet friends for dinner, Mom asked if I had my headlights on. Accustomed to lights that come on automatically, I realized I hadn’t even given it a thought. Looking around, I noticed that most cars were brightened with headlights. It was not dark yet, but the sunlight had diminished …