Where is God When ______?

Where is God When ______?

Have you ever endured circumstances that tempted you to wonder “Where is God in all of this?” I know I have. At my age, there have been many, but a few seem to stand out in my mind. There was this time during the summer of 1962 when, as a 12-year-old boy I realized...
This Is A Test

This Is A Test

We learn about “tests” at an early age. When the teacher announces that there will be a test in today’s class, most of the students experience an increased heartbeat and a sweaty brow? Why? Because they fear they are not adequately prepared and incapable of earning a...
Build from Failure

Build from Failure

Since reaching the age of 69 just a few days ago, I have a confession to make: I am well-acquainted with failure. Whether it is the smaller, somewhat trivial versions of failure or the kind that results in a lot of pain, I have known them all. I may even be bold...
Potato Harvest

Potato Harvest

I could not wait to get home. The air was crisp, and the trees in town were starting to take on the autumn oranges and reds. I received a 100% on my science test, and the teacher didn’t give us any homework for tomorrow. I felt like I was on top of the world.  I...
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