Strengthened by the Weight

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Strengthened by the Weight by Dr. Katherine Hutchinson-Hayes   “If you are tired from carrying heavy burdens, come to me and I will give you rest” (Matthew 11:28, CEV).   I have two daughters who ran track throughout high school. The youngest continues to run as a collegiate athlete. She […]

Waiting for Such a Time as This

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Waiting for Such a Time as This by Sharron K. Cosby   “Then he sent back an answer. He said, ‘You live in the king’s palace. But don’t think that just because you are there you are the only Jew who will escape. What if you don’t say anything at […]

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 […]

The Gift of Waiting

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The Gift of Waiting by Donna Mumma   “But if we hope for what we do not see, then we eagerly wait for it with perseverance” (Romans 8:25, NKJV).   I still remember my mother’s Christmas candy tray. Its plastic poinsettia shape included vibrant, festooned impressions of the flower. The […]

Stoplight Creativity

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Stoplight Creativity   by Jan Powell     ““Rest in the Lord, and wait patiently for Him; Do not fret…” (Psalm 37:7, NKJV)   My daily travel by car is minimal. I have two jobs, but do both from home. Regular excursions to my church, my bank, my post office, and the […]

The Call to Write

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The Call to Write by Crystal Storms   “Then the Lord replied: “Write down the revelation and make it plain on tablets so that a herald may run with it. For the revelation awaits an appointed time; it speaks of the end and will not prove false. Though it linger, […]