I Choose Joy

“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” Dr. Seuss “The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.” Nicolas Chamfort “What day is it?” “It’s today,” squeaked Piglet. “My favorite day,” said Pooh. A.A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh ‘Oh yes, nodded Pollyanna emphatically, ‘he said he felt better right away, that first […]

Stay With Me

(Getting through long nights with the ones you love) Stay with me, through the night and not knowing, when the dark is more than what we see. Hold me close, when familiar is chaos and our headlights can’t cut through the smoke. I’m afraid my faith might not be enough and I haven’t walked this […]

The Armor of God (Part 7: The Sword of the Spirit)

(Exploring aspects of “the armor of God.”) 10 Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. 11 Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. 12 For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the […]