Encouragement

Maybe He is the Answer, and He is Enough

It's early morning. My coffee sits in the window sill of my Dad's office, which happens to be my favorite room in the whole house. No one else has woken up yet, and there's a precious stillness around me. I turned on some soft instrumental music and the morning seems calm and quiet. But it… Continue reading Maybe He is the Answer, and He is Enough

Encouragement

The Blessed Secret: The Biggest Thing Susannah Spurgeon Taught Me

I am a very easily frightened person. My biggest fear, is... balloons. It's ridiculous, right? What is so terrifying about a little piece of latex filled with air? I'm also afraid of change, good or bad. Also ridiculous, am I right? Believe me, I know. What's even more ridiculous, is that the thing that scares… Continue reading The Blessed Secret: The Biggest Thing Susannah Spurgeon Taught Me

Encouragement

Longfellow Revisited: A Gospel Poem for Christmas

Douglas Bond, author of several historical fiction novels, recently hosted a contest where one had to write a stanza that matched the syntax and style of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day, and captured the essence of how the Gospel proves that "wrong shall fail and right prevail." The following is a poem that was born during… Continue reading Longfellow Revisited: A Gospel Poem for Christmas