It Must Be Bought – Streams in the Desert: November 3

“They shall feed in the ways, and their pastures shall be in all high places.” Isa. 40:9 “Great truths are dearly bought, the common truths, Such as men give and take from day to day, Come in the common walk of easy life, Blown by the careless wind across our way. “Great truths are greatly…… Continue reading It Must Be Bought – Streams in the Desert: November 3

Revised Post: Accident or Appointment?

Did God Take Our Son, or Was it an Accident? “No, God does not do evil.  God is good.  But he does direct events here on earth and allows sinful man a lot of freedom to prove his utter hopelessness apart from the Almighty. And sometimes that gets pretty ugly.” Grieving, suffering mother, you could…… Continue reading Revised Post: Accident or Appointment?

Betrayed

Betrayal is the act of violating the trust or confidence of another. It is to be false, faithless, treacherous. To betray is to abandon, desert, deceive; to lead astray; to deliver to an enemy by treachery; to fail or desert especially in time of need; to be unfaithful in guarding; to disappoint the hopes or expectations.…… Continue reading Betrayed

Why Religion Doesn’t Help

Religion can mean different things to different people.  I do not consider myself to be a religious person.  I am a Christian.  A Believer.  A Bible Believer.  I might even be a Baptist. I go to church every week to worship and hear the Word of God preached. But I would not refer to myself…… Continue reading Why Religion Doesn’t Help

Revised Post: Desires of a Mother’s Heart

And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us: And if we know that he hear us, whatsoever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we desired of him.   1 John 5:14-15 Every prayer I have ever uttered…… Continue reading Revised Post: Desires of a Mother’s Heart

Why the Grieving Should Go to Church-Even When It Hurts

Since Hans left us, attending church is still often difficult for me even though more than twenty months have passed since the crash. But, right from the start, I purposed in my heart that I would not let the enemy of my soul enjoy one iota of victory by getting me to stay at home…… Continue reading Why the Grieving Should Go to Church-Even When It Hurts

After The Frost – Streams in the Desert 09/25

He emptied my hands of my treasured store, And His covenant love revealed, There was not a wound in my aching heart, But the balm of His breath hath healed. Oh, tender and true was the chastening sore, In wisdom, that taught and tried, Till the soul that He sought was trusting in Him, And…… Continue reading After The Frost – Streams in the Desert 09/25