Help for the Spiritually Scattered

Maybe if you're a parent, you've heard the term bandied around -- "executive functioning."  It's a set of skills that some of us, well, lack -- the ability to be efficient, be organized, Get It Together.  It comes up in conversation along with words like underperforming, procrastination, and Attention Deficit Disorder.  It's my nemesis.  And…

Thankful

for the small things: light on water, shaded forest, laughter ringing clear my mind to see your beauty make me thankful, Lord for the moments gone forever, conversations, love so fleeting, give me power to remember, make me thankful, Lord all the gifts declare your kindness,  joyful Father, loving Friend, make me long for you,…

Billy Graham is 99

My husband can do a mean Billy Graham impersonation.  His voice drops an octave, his eyes start to twinkle, and in his best Southern accent, he implores, "Come on down, just come as you are.  Come on down."  Billy, as you've probably heard, hit 99 today -- 99 years on planet Earth.  The man was…

Eternal Perspective Excerpt

From Thirty Thousand Days! "We are very, very small. Consider for a moment that there are over 100 billion stars in the Milky Way alone, and that the Milky Way is only one of billions of galaxies. Try to fathom for a moment the unfathomable distance between each of these perpetually exploding balls of gas…