Good Morning Girls Colossians Study – Day 1 & 2

  (Good Morning Girls is doing a study on Colossians, which starts today.  Go here for more info.) Colossians 1:1-8 says (NIV version): “Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, to the holy and faithful brothers in Christ at Colosse: Grace and peace to you from God our … Continue reading

Manipulating God

     Recently, I read the first three books in a series called Chronicles of the Kings, written by Lynn Austen.  These books fictionalize, with mostly historical accuracy, the life of Hezekiah, the king of Judah, whose story is told in the Bible in 2 Kings 18-20, Isaiah 36-39, and 2 Chronicles 29-32.  (My favorite book of the series … Continue reading

Life is Pain, Highness

Westley said it best in Princess Bride.  “Life is Pain, Highness.  Anyone who says differently is selling something.” This past week has been painful for a lot of people.  Of my Facebook friends alone (which is only a tiny slice of the world), a 54 year old mother of a friend passed away suddenly, the 15 month … Continue reading