The Joy of Living Water

Imagine being the subject of town gossip because of your choices. Imagine having to walk to a well carrying a heavy clay jar in the heat of the afternoon because you couldn’t bear the stares if you drew water when the other women of the city were there. Imagine feeling shame, repeated rejection, and loneliness,Continue reading “The Joy of Living Water”

How the Psalms Saved My Life

Fifteen years ago I began a trip down a very dark path. I’d like to say I didn’t realize where I was headed, but I did. I had prayed, I had pleaded, I had tried all my own methods to make things better — make things change — within the framework of my faith andContinue reading “How the Psalms Saved My Life”

COVID Through the Lens of James 1:19-20

Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath: For the wrath of man worketh not the righteousness of God. James 1:19-20, KJV Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger; for the anger of man doesContinue reading “COVID Through the Lens of James 1:19-20”