Look to the Son

Those who look to Him are radiant with joy; their faces shall never be ashamed. (Psalm 34:5 BSB) Visiting the sunflower fields around this time of year has become a favorite tradition of mine. Besides the beautiful bright fields, which I love to capture, I’m always in awe of how the sunflowers face the directionContinue reading “Look to the Son”

Your Resurrection is Coming!

The next day, the one after Preparation Day, the chief priests and the Pharisees went to Pilate. “Sir,” they said, “we remember that while he was still alive that deceiver said, ‘After three days I will rise again.’ So give the order for the tomb to be made secure until the third day. Otherwise, his disciples mayContinue reading “Your Resurrection is Coming!”

Offline for Five Months

When the course of his priestly assignment was completed, he went back home. It wasn’t long before his wife, Elizabeth, conceived. She went off by herself for five months, relishing her pregnancy. “So, this is how God acts to remedy my unfortunate condition!” she said. (Luke 1:24-25 MSG) In our social media driven world, we’reContinue reading “Offline for Five Months”

Love Always Protects

[Love] always protects. (1 Corinthians 13:7 NIV) This little guy thinks he’s everyone’s protector. He waits for everyone to get home and greets them with joy. At night, he stays by the door to ensure everyone’s safe. This is Milo. We find it incredible that a little dog like that can have such love andContinue reading “Love Always Protects”

The Gift of Praise

“Praise be to the Lord, the God of Israel, because he has come and has redeemed his people.” (Luke 1:68 NIV) We find several people offering the gift of praise in the nativity story. We hear… Mary praising God in a song, also known as “The Magnificat:” And Mary said: “My soul glorifies the LordContinue reading “The Gift of Praise”

Jesus: The Gift We Needed

“For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.”  (John 3:16 NIV) Ever since our twin nephews were born, we’ve gone to their parents for gift suggestions because they know what the boys need best. Of course weContinue reading “Jesus: The Gift We Needed”