Restore My Joy by Sharron K. Cosby

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Restore My Joy by Sharron K. Cosby “Restore to me the joy of your salvation  and grant me a willing spirit, to sustain me” (Psalm 51:12, NIV).   The pulsing cursor on my laptop screen mocks me with each flashing vertical line. What’s wrong? What’s wrong? The cursor seems to taunt […]

Tears in a Bottle

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Tears in a Bottle by Sharron Cosby   “You have seen me tossing and turning through the night. You have collected all my tears and preserved them in your bottle! You have recorded every one in your book” (Psalm 56:8, TLB).   Many nights I tossed and turned, worrying about […]

The Wait

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The Wait by Renee Leonard Kennedy   “Keep yourselves in the love of God, waiting for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ that leads to eternal life” (Jude 21, ESV).   At last! Taillights beaming Christmas red, Mom’s station wagon headed up the hill to the Brockmans’ house. My […]

Is Writing a White Elephant Gift?

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Is Writing a White Elephant Gift? by Tina Yeager   “Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows” (James 1:17).   In a white elephant gift exchange, we pass along a well-intended item received on a previous […]