Category Archives: Focus on Christ

Childlike Faith

My daughter had the recent privilege of attending a Vacation Bible School. As usual, she brought home her CD from her week at camp. Seeing that she is passionate about music we, of course, had to play it in the … Continue reading

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Rest in the Lord

Just Relax… Just Rest… Just Breathe… This is what I felt the Lord was telling me. Do you ever feel like you go from issue to issue, stress to stress, problem to problem? I sure do. Sometimes I wish I … Continue reading

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We CAN Make a Difference

“You didn’t do anything to help, mom?” My teenage son’s question hung in the air as we drove. I had been telling him about an employee that fell at a store I had been shopping at. The guy had fallen … Continue reading

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The Path to Peace

The traffic had come to a standstill. It was a stifling hot day to sit at a dead stop on the freeway. My teenage son, cell phone with GPS in hand, piped up. “We can get out of this traffic … Continue reading

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THAT Open Door

Proverbs 16:9 tells us, “The heart of man plans his way, but the LORD establishes his steps.” How important it is to allow the Lord to lead us! To assure we are walking in the Lord’s best way and will … Continue reading

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God’s Best

The green vine eloquently twisted and intertwined with the branches of the young sapling. But as this vine continued to grow, it began choking the life of the tree it was encroaching upon. The long vines had wrapped themselves around … Continue reading

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Press on Toward the Goal

I was under siege. I felt like Pig-Pen, but instead of a cloud of dirt surrounding me I had a black cloud of gnats around my head, dive bombing my face and buzzing my ears. I began flailing and waving … Continue reading

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Enthralled by His Splendor

Staring into the eyes of a wild animal is captivating. Spellbound, it seems as if I am looking deep into its very soul. For those brief sacred seconds it is as if time is standing still. Gripped by its beauty, … Continue reading

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Life is Beautiful

Running a red dirt trail in the still quiet morning hours, with rays of sunshine beginning to light the tips of the tall pines, I often wonder what is lurking beyond the reverent beauty before my eyes. As I run … Continue reading

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Stay the Course

Staying the course is a popular expression in the United States. It is referring to a person who perseveres to the end. We all need to stay the course in life, but how do we do just that? How do … Continue reading

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