Scattered

Do you ever feel that you can’t focus on any one thing? Does busyness, anxiety, and worry “draw you away in differing directions”? “Drawn away in differing directions.” This is the very definition used for the word “worries” in the parable of the sower. Instead of “and the worries of the world…enter in and choke the Word,” we could read …

With Two Hands

In the surrounding glow of radiance, the astonished angels watched as their glorious King spoke light into reality. Accustomed to an expanse of crystal enveloped in the incandescence of timeless eternity, they stared amazed as sun, moon, and time appeared. Their ears knew the roar of worship and the hum of wings, but when sky and sea below filled with …

Needlework, Spelling, and a Sopwith Camel

  It was a glorious book cover. Nothing like the paper ones of purple ink and purposive advertising provided by Crosbyton Elementary.   Mine was of yellow muslin, heavy enough to take a beating, yet delicate enough to take a stitch. Like a personalized badge of honor, my mother made it for a small girl who resolved not to learn …