Conntecting the Dots

Posts Tagged: hope

A Song in Your Heart

King David wrote, “I will sing to the LORD because he has been so good to me” (Psalm 13:6). We could look at his life and say, “Yeah, I’d sing, too, if I was royalty and as wealthy as he was.” Before we’re too unsympathetic, let’s step inside his head for a moment and see… [ read more ]

The Mountains’ Maker

My husband and I attended International Messengers’ annual conference in April. This year it happened in Poland. The view from our room was cut and pasted from a National Geographic magazine, I’m sure. The sunset’s pink glow on the snowcapped mountains nearly took my breath away. Each morning while attending the conference, I gazed at… [ read more ]

This I Know

Two weeks ago, I somehow managed to lock my SI joint (sacro iliac) and wound up in excruciating pain in my lower back. My doctor ordered pain-killers and exercises, but neither helped. The pain from routine movements such as walking, getting in and out of my car, and standing from a sitting position nearly left… [ read more ]

One Little Word Says it All

Have you ever thought about the significance of the word all? It has only three letters, but it carries huge significance. For instance, take a look at Joshua 21:43-22:5. The Lord gave to Israel all the land he had sworn to give their ancestors (v. 43). The Lord helped them conquer all their enemies (v…. [ read more ]

An "Aha" Moment

Have you ever had an “aha” moment? You know, a time when something suddenly made sense…something that had perhaps puzzled you until then? This morning I read about Joseph’s “aha” moment and it brought tears to my eyes (Genesis 45:3-9). Imagine how he must have felt when he realized that God Himself had ordained his… [ read more ]

The Word "But" Makes All the Difference

Have you ever noticed how the word but makes a massive difference in how a story ends? Here are a few fictional examples: * Megan was going to marry Jim but she changed her mind and married Bob instead. * Leanna was planning to attend university immediately following high school, but she decided to travel… [ read more ]