My childhood ramblings in the hills of West Virginia instilled in me the joy of hiking. Grandpa Miller’s place near Harrison offered challenging paths, and he always found time to lead the column into the woods as I brandished my walking stick and tried to keep up. My home on Angel Fork, surrounded by woods […]
Posts in category Spiritual Insights
What I see, think, and feel when I study God’s Word.
Asaph spun his wheels in a ditch overflowing with discouragement, and the nauseating gasses of doubt filled his nostrils. Pain and anguish clouded his outlook, and his faith took a direct hit. In the swirl of my own adversity I smacked into his Psalm, #77. Can I learn anything from this man and the words […]
My granddaughter, Fern, recently joined her mom and Grandma for a celebration at a gourmet cupcake shop. As I thumbed through Grandma’s pictures I saw genuine cupcake zeal on that two-year-old face. And I recognized it as the zeal that should mark our attitude toward the Bible and the hard but necessary work of studying […]
Anyone can fish. All one needs is a pole, a string, a bobber, and a hook of some type. The correct bait helps. And some knowledge of how fish operate might yield a greater degree of success. My brother, Jeff, was an excellent fisherman with trout being his primary target. He loved trout fishing, and […]
For reasons we may never know God sometimes allows us to trek through periods of life where we may wonder if our prayers are even permeating the ceiling much less reaching His ears. We pray and pray yet the answer or guidance we so desperately seek elude us. In those moments doubts and questions flow […]