Missing Out

“This is the best book you’ll ever read!  You will love it!” my friend said as she handed me the latest novel on the top ten best-seller list.  So I turned to page 59 and read the second paragraph—five times. “You’ve got to go see this movie!  It’s soooooo good!” she said to me on […]

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One

“One is the loneliest number that you’ll ever do.” Some of you are thinking, “What does that mean?”  Others, “Now, where have I heard that?”  Some of you are grimacing, “Huh?”  And a few of my contemporaries are smiling, “Yes!  Three Dog Night from 1969, a very good year!”  By the way, in Eskimo jargon, […]

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A Bit of Heaven

God gives us sneak peeks into heaven throughout Scripture.  One of those can be found in Isaiah 55:12.  “You will go out in joy and be led forth in peace; the mountains and hills will burst into song before you, and all the trees of the field will clap their hands” (NIV). I have experienced God’s joy […]

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Where the Fire Never Goes Out

Think about this.  People die every day on this planet and go straight to hell “where the fire never goes out” (Mark 9:43).  Underline and highlight “never” in your Bible.  Never means never.  Understand this: hell is completely void of all hope.  There is none—ever.  Only hopelessness and despair forever. Now think about this.  Someone […]

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God-Thoughts

What is God like?  No, really.  Who is the One True God?  Can my pea-brain truly comprehend the magnitude and majesty of God?  The Bible gives us many descriptions of the holiness, beauty, characteristics, and attributes of God.  I love what the prophet Amos has to say recorded in Amos 4:13. “He who forms the […]

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Welcome to Unfolding!

Recently as I was cleaning out a dresser drawer, I found a plain dingy white handkerchief neatly folded in the back corner.  As I lifted it from its abode of many years, I felt a small lump in the center of the fold.  For the life of me, I could not remember what I had […]

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