What Does God Think About the Arts?

Wow! The article I have linked below articulates confirmation to my soul. For many years, I’ve struggled with the ideology that beauty is a waste of time- a selfish, worldly endeavor – unnecessary to everyday living, music, decor, writing, creating, and other areas – that God made us to “just work hard for Him” and Read More

Winter Peace

January. 2021. Just as the routine rhythms resumed in the new year, the beat of life unexpectedly began intermittently rushing and dragging. A sports injury on the college basketball court stopped the fun of the game and caused a literally different perspective from the gym floor. The next games would be viewed rather than played. Read More

Beautiful, Even in the Rain

Rain. Clouds. Storms. Thunder. Lightning. Floods. No sunshine. No park trips. No backyard playing. For days and days. The spirit is affected just as it is living in a house with dark walls and insufficient lighting.  As I exited my driveway alley yesterday, the rain was falling gently. I passed these bright flowers which seemed unaffected by Read More

On Public Worship

"Without doubt, the best public worship is that which produces the best private Christianity. Consequently, if we want to know whether worship is helping us, it can be tested by these matters. Does it quicken our conscience? Does it send us to Christ? Does it add to our knowledge? Does it sanctify our life? If Read More