Category: Musings

Musings, Wisdom

Own your own weakness

Quote by Johnny Miller, former Senior Pastor of Calvary Church Lancaster. Own your own weakness. My interpretation If you don’t know your own weakness, you really don’t understand your strengths. If you don’t know your own weakness, you can’t really appreciate the abundance of grace supplied daily by the Lord. If you don’t know your …

Easter, Gospel, Musings

He is Risen! He is Returning!

Do I live like Christ died yesterday, arose this morning and is coming back tomorrow? Do I feel the pain of His death on my behalf? Do I rejoice at the reality of His resurrection vindicating His sacrifice, assuring me of life? Do I anticipate seeing Him face to face with uncontainable excitement? Do I …

Musings

What to say and what not to say to those grieving

For a number of years I struggled to know what to say at funerals, particularly in receiving lines. I actually wrote a poem entitled, when words are shallow, because of that struggle. As we have gone through the passing of my mother it has been interesting to experience and observe how uncomfortable we as believers …

Musings, Prayer

Encouraging Words, part 2

Between Facebook, texts, emails and cards we have received countless encouraging words since my mother entered the presence of the Lord. Encouragement from those with whom I grew up in Guatemala. Encouragement from those from different churches and institutions we have been connected to. Encouragement from those whom my mother prayed for on multiple continents. …