Tag Archive | trust

Mountains

Mountains

  “I’m not climbing that! I can’t.” I shielded my eyes and looked up the steep slope in front of me, there just wasn’t any way. “This is the path I’ve given you.” “But, Lord, this isn’t some hill we’re talking about, this is a mountain!” I took a deep breath and tried to calm […]

Learning to Trust

Learning to Trust

I still remember the moment when I first saw him. He was everything I had ever dreamed of. He was tall, well-muscled, and had a red coat that rivaled the brightest flame. In addition to his dashing good looks, he was the most gentle of giants. I was pretty sure that I would never see such […]

A Reminder

A Reminder

Give me yourself and in exchange I will give you Myself. My will, shall become your will. My heart, shall become your heart.” C.S. Lewis, Mere Christianity

Horses and Mules

Horses and Mules

Bandit lowered his head and started to charge

More Like Rowboats Than Rubber Duckies

A missionary who spoke at our church once told us, “When trying to do the work God has called you to, pray knowing it’s all up to God, but work as hard as you would if it were all up to you.” I have always found that concept challenging to get my head around, but […]

New Job, New Shoes, No Worries

I have a new job. Today is my first day. Depending on how this week goes, you may get to hear about it next week. As a result, I’ve been shoe shopping. Sneakers won’t cut it where I’m going. It’s cliché, but it all happened so fast. I put in one application and about four […]

Faith and Doubt

I was asked to give a testimony at church several years ago, regarding my experience with cancer. One of the things I found myself saying was: “Faith is not belief without doubt. Faith is belief despite doubt.” That may sound a bit backward to you. But I have a story that shows this idea in […]