Monthly Archives: November 2013

Red Herrings

You’ve probably heard the expression, “red herring.” Fans of mystery know what I’m talking about. It’s used to describe something that misleads or distracts you from the actual thing. Red herrings want to send you to the wrong conclusion. The … Continue reading

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Spoiler Alert!

We love a good twist, don’t we? Don’t you hate it when someone tells you the ending first? “Ahhhh! Don’t tell me! I want to find out for myself!” I’m big on keeping the lid on spoilers. So, I cannot … Continue reading

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Be The Moon

Sometimes I think I should’ve become an Astronomer. I love to look at the sky. I love the clouds in the day. I love the stars at night. God’s vast creation never ceases to move me. I also love to look … Continue reading

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Where You Belong

When Peter announced to the first believers that they needed to fill Judas’s empty position*, he used a phrase that always glares at me. I feel it piercing my heart every time I read it. It’s almost as if those … Continue reading

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Off the Leash

When I returned from walking our dog last night, there was a moment when she was off her leash. In that couple of seconds she could’ve took off. She’s done it before. There’s a spark of realization: I’m Free! I … Continue reading

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The Page vs. The Word

  How often do you check Facebook? I know I check it a lot throughout the day. It’s not what I would call a problem or anything. It’s not like “I GOTTA CHECK IT!!” It’s more like, “I’m bored, got … Continue reading

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Fighting Against God

If God is in it, there can be no stopping it. If He is not, it will fail. This was Gamaliel’s advice to the Sanhedrin when the apostles were arrested in Acts 5:17-42. “Leave these men alone! Let them go! … Continue reading

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