My God Alphabet: R— Refuge

My God Alphabet: R— Refuge

In every life, there are —or will be—times when the world is suddenly shaken, and we find ourselves vulnerable and afraid. It’s as if the ground beneath our life violently shifts, and the things we thought would keep us safe suddenly vanish. We long for refuge....
My God Alphabet—Q: Quieter

My God Alphabet—Q: Quieter

In case you hadn’t figured this out already —and I suspect you already have—life is a mixed bag of sunny days and stormy ones, summer breezes and winter gales, peaceful times, and unsettling events. A sudden job loss, an unexpected phone call, a troubling doctor’s...
My God Alphabet—P: Pure and Purifier

My God Alphabet—P: Pure and Purifier

What do you think of when you hear the words “pure gold”?  Perhaps an expensive ring or necklace, or the bricks of the precious metal stored at Fort Knox come to mind.  24-carat gold is considered the “gold standard’ of purity for this precious metal. We’ve...
My God Alphabet—O: Open-Handed

My God Alphabet—O: Open-Handed

Take a deep breath. Now take another. Keep breathing as you consider these facts: ·     An adult at rest breathes about 17,280 to 23,040 times a day at 12 to 16 breaths per minute. Adults breathe about 6.3 to 8.4 million breaths per year. ...
My God Alphabet—N: Never Failing

My God Alphabet—N: Never Failing

Think for a moment about all the gifted athletes throughout the world who train every day for years with the goal of making it to the Olympics and winning the gold medal. Their motivation, dedication, and training brought them to an elite level of competition as they...