Sunday Scripture There's something about a wedding that revives hope and renews my optimism about the carrying power of love. My son and his bride recited strong promises about a love that lasts in a ceremony that was both romantic and sacred. Love, respect, and faithful devotion are a solid beginning for a life-long partnership.… Continue reading Have You Almost Given Up on Finding a Love that Lasts?
Those who shake their family tree may be pelted with details they’d rather not know. The blight I encountered in my particular grove was cancer—multiple varieties, hereditary strains. Suddenly I feel a deep kinship with the unending parade of friends and acquaintances who are hearing the word cancer breathed into the air of clinical spaces. I’m thankful… Continue reading 5 Books that Breathe Faith into the Cancer Journey
Four words link the heart to the anchor of God's steadfast love; Four words acknowledge God's goodness in the midst of difficulty: No matter what happens. Thanksgiving -- no matter what happens -- was the challenge facing Lauren Chandler during days in the desert, in the crucible of her husband's cancer, riding the daily waves of parenting… Continue reading No Matter What Happens