Tag: Jonah

OUT OF THE CHAOS 07.20.2021

Sleep. “Sleep is an essential function that allows your body and mind to recharge, leaving you refreshed and alert when you wake up. Healthy sleep also helps the body remain healthy and stave off diseases. Without enough sleep, the brain cannot function properly.”1 While sleep is an essential function, it can also be an escape from reality. 4But the Lord hurled a powerful wind over …

Daily Reads 11.23.2019

Jonah, or at least the story of Jonah and the Whale, has to be one of the most widely known of all stories in scripture. I think I understand what Jonah was thinking. He didn’t like what God asked him to do, so he went the other way thinking he could escape God’s presence. Nope. …

Daily Reads 08.19.2019

We spent Saturday with our children, grandchildren and friends. During supper, Finley, our 2 1/2 year old granddaughter, put Ryan, our 28 year old son, into timeout. When asked what he did to get put in timeout, she said, “He hit the dog.” (He didn’t.) His timeout period was quite lengthy. After some encouragement that …