Contributed on Apr 21, 2009
God is a specialist in the unfeasible, in the impractical, in the nonviable, in the unworkable, in the unthinkable, in the unimaginable, and, in the inconceivable.
We had been living in New Jersey for about three weeks and were wanting to try out different things to get the “East Coast” experience. We both grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area, and honestly, New Jersey was a complete mystery to us. Some friends recommended that we eat at a diner, for diners ...read more
Contributed on Apr 24, 2009
Is the hand of God with you during good times, or maybe, God has brought you to terrible times as well. Why would the hand of God leave us in difficult times?
The right place at the right time. Coincidence? Happenstance? Good fortune? The wrong place at the wrong time. Bad luck? Fate? Accidental? When an amazing and wonderful thing happens in our life we say that the hand of God was certainly with us….does that mean that when something bad ...read more
Contributed on May 3, 2009
Ruth- The personification of getting to the top by fighting your way to the bottom.
“Don’t go back to your mother-in-law empty-handed.” These are the last words of Ruth in the entire book of Ruth. These are the words that define this woman. Ruth is a model of selfless concern for others. Ruth is the poster child of Jesus’ teaching: The greatest in the kingdom is the ...read more
Contributed on May 9, 2009
God redeems the life of Naomi. The answer to her cry was right in front of her, every morning, every afternoon, every night.
I worked as a salesman in a clothing store for a while, and I found that working woman’s clothes was much different than than working men’s clothes. Men, they want to get in the store - make the purchase and get out as soon as possible. All I needed to do with men to make a sale, was ask the ...read more