Waiting Here

The waiting room is a land where time seemingly stands still. It is a place where life is put on hold. In the doctor’s office, it feels like hours have passed, and yet looking at the watch, it’s been only 20 minutes. When we are in the waiting room, it seems as if progress has…

Watch Who You Take Along

Jesus often spoke of faith and told people it was their faith that made them well as he healed them. But here was a little girl already dead – not capable of having faith anymore. Her father, a synagogue official, was distraught and filled with grief that he had not gotten to Jesus in time.…

Considering Purpose

We all have a creative vision and a purpose lurking around in the background of our lives, but often our everyday minds try to keep it out of our consciousness. Our purpose – in a nutshell – is to become who we are meant to become. It is a higher quality of being, a heightened…

Freedom Furnace

Have you ever heard people talk about being in the “fiery furnace” when they are going through some terrible trial? Do you know what they are referring to? It’s an allusion to the ordeal of the three Hebrew children as told in the book of Daniel. These three were thrown into a furnace for refusing…