Prayers on La Playa

During a trip to celebrate our twenty-fifth anniversary, my husband and I read our Bibles on the beach. As vendors passed and called out the prices of their wares, we thanked each one but didn’t…

Prayers on La Playa

During a trip to celebrate our twenty-fifth anniversary, my husband and I read our Bibles on the beach. As vendors passed and called out the prices of their wares, we thanked each one but didn’t…

Strong and Courageous

Each night, as young Caleb closed his eyes, he felt the darkness envelop him. The silence of his room was regularly suspended by the creaking of the wooden house in Costa Rica. Then the bats…

Strong and Courageous

Each night, as young Caleb closed his eyes, he felt the darkness envelop him. The silence of his room was regularly suspended by the creaking of the wooden house in Costa Rica. Then the bats…

Surviving Drought

In April 2019, a suburban neighborhood in Victorville, California, became buried in tumbleweeds. High winds pushed the rolling thistles into the development from the adjacent Mojave Desert where the plant grows. At maturity, the pesky…

Nice Shot?

When Walt Disney’s Bambi was re-released, moms and dads relived childhood memories with their sons and daughters. A young mother, whose husband was an avid outdoorsman with an impressive trophy room, was one of those…

Laundry Day

Driving through a low-income area near his church, Colorado pastor Chad Graham started praying for “our neighbors.” When he noticed a small laundromat, he stopped to take a look inside and found it filled with…

What’s Wrong with the World?

There is an oft-heard story that The London Times posed a question to readers at the turn of the twentieth century. What’s wrong with the world? That’s quite the question, isn’t it? Someone might quickly…

What’s Wrong with the World?

There is an oft-heard story that The London Times posed a question to readers at the turn of the twentieth century. What’s wrong with the world? That’s quite the question, isn’t it? Someone might quickly…