The Treehouse

Book-satchel in tow, I scrambled off the dusty, yellow school bus onto where the farm-to-market road comes to a “T.” Finally home, I was glad to leave the hand-clapping game in the front of the bus and the loud kissing in the back. My second-grade stomach grumbled loudly, anticipating the brownies my mother promised to bake. As I rounded the …

Broken and Torn

You might say it started with a severed ear.  With a rush to colonize the West Indies, strained relationships between Britain and Spain escalated over the fight for resources in the area. During a routine trade journey near Jamaica, the British ship Rebecca was halted by a Spanish coast guard. Spanish soldiers demanded boarding rights on the British brig, claiming …

Why I Can Love

Today’s guest post is by my friend, Kelli Comley. I first met her several years ago at a conference, when she was obviously one of the youngest in attendance. Even as a high school student, Kelli’s passion to know Jesus was evident in the way her quiet personality blossomed as she spoke of Him. Now studying nutrition at Texas Tech …

Prayer for the Disheartened

  My dear child,   True religion isn’t “controlling your every action”. True religion is letting My life loose within you.    Rules and regulations never make anything perfect, not even you.  I’m the only perfect One.    Precious, remember that I look past all the stuff and into your heart. I’m always searching for the submissive, not the subjective. …