God’s Grace and A Merciful Reminder

Have you ever had a time when you were overwhelmed, in pain, and in a hurry? What about when you thought you were doing a good job covering your feelings, and you were told that you really weren’t covering them at all? Let me tell you a story…. A few weeks...

Thoughts for 2017

As our family gathers to remember the faithfulness of the Lord in 2016 and also lay out some goals and plans for 2017, some specific thoughts stood out to me. God is always good. We don’t know what the future holds, but we know Who holds the future; and He is...

Immanuel

When once I mourned a load of sin, When conscience felt a wound within, When all my works were thrown away, When on my knees I knelt to pray, Then, blissful hour, remembered well, I learned Thy love, Immanuel! When storms of sorrow toss my soul, When waves of care...

God’s Protection

This story begins weeks before when we heard an unusual and loud noise while driving back from Greenville in the “Big Van”… our beloved, white, fifteen-passenger “Grizzly.” A couple of weeks go by, and “the noise” comes and goes… On Monday last week, Jessica and...

Little Specks of Pollen

It’s spring time. The mountains are bursting out in new, vibrant color; blossoms are on the trees; flowers are making their appearance around the yard. With all the beauty of spring also comes pollen. In some areas of the country, cars will turn a greenish-hue as the...