I feel like my relationship with God is different from that of other people I know. At first I assumed that everyone’s relationship with God was just like mine. I was totally blown away by it and wanted to talk about that with everybody who was willing. I couldn’t believe that born-again Christians who hadContinue reading “Different”

Rejoicing When God is Testing Me

Count it all joy, my brothers [and sisters] when you meet trials of various kinds, 3 for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. 4 And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing. James 1:2-4 I love it when I can feel myself growing into the person God wants me to be.Continue reading “Rejoicing When God is Testing Me”


“Great are the works of the Lord,studied by all who delight in them.” Psalm 111:2 I believe that it pleases God when we pause to appreciate His creation. Not that we all have to become Ph.D. scientists in order to please God… but I believe He wants us to retain a childlike delight in observing His amazingContinue reading “Equinox”

The Morality of Tractors

“17… cursed is the ground because of you;    in pain you shall eat of it all the days of your life;18 thorns and thistles it shall bring forth for you;    and you shall eat the plants of the field.19 By the sweat of your face    you shall eat bread, till you return to the ground… Genesis 3:17-19 This Blog postContinue reading “The Morality of Tractors”


Ever have a day when you’re feeling under the weather? Of course. We all do. I’m not talking about major life threatening, serious, or dangerous medical conditions. That’s a different story. I’m talking about the annoying but self-limiting little backaches, headaches, stomachaches, coughs, allergies, pulled muscles, poison ivy, etc., that virtually all of us getContinue reading “Bleh.”