When Darkness Fled

I lay aside the quill as my eyes mist with remembrance. How often I think back to those sequenced events. Even today, some thirty years after the fact, my heart still quivers from the splendor of that night. You see, I walked with this Man. His feet dirtied with the fine Jordanian clay as did mine. I talked with Him, …

Restore the Glory

  Glory to God and Peace toward men.   Isn’t it funny how we spend most of our lives trying to reverse the order?   We glorify man and expect God to be at peace with our action.   We garner glory for beauty, creativity, wisdom, and skill — all gifts given to us by heaven’s grace.   We struggle between a lack of …

From Glory to Glory

  “Show me Your glory,” I sang. From the depths of my soul, I craved Him Or so I assumed.   “Show me Your glory,” I asserted. And went to religion with pick and shovel as a gold miner Seeking his fortune.   “Show me Your glory,” I maintained. Perseveringly. Determined. I exerted to find the interior, Desiring the depths, …

For His Glory

I’m going to be taking a little break, so I have asked a dear friend from yesteryear to guest post for me during this time. Karen Dilbeck and I have known one another since grad school days, when we attended the same congregation together. And believe it or not, we were able to keep up with one another without the internet …