Real Life With The Real God

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Trusting God No Matter What

Psalm 16  Debbie and I are praying some specific things about our guests (I won’t put those in a public email but I will answer if you ask me). Why do I mention this? Hmmm… in our Psalm this week, David expresses confidence that God will deliver him from death. As I was praying about and […]

God’s Majesty and Man’s Dignity


Psalm 8  We sat on the south rim of the Grand Canyon. The night skies were perfect for star gazing! No light pollution from man-made lights; no humidity to cause haze in the sky; high(ish) altitude so that the air was thinner than near sea level; plus, local amateur astronomers had telescopes set up so we could observe […]

God Hears Our Crying


Psalm 6  “Things will be better in the morning.” That sounds good – but then you wake up and it’s still the same. Night comes again. The end is not yet in sight. And you find yourself in tears – again. Ever have a life situation like that? David did. His reason for grief may […]

Safety in the Midst of Turmoil


Psalm 4  Getting a job didn’t seem so tough. I had 10+ years of professional experience. I figured it was just a matter of time. I had it all figure out. Except for one thing: No job offers came my way. we were in a new city, with three kids. And we were in that […]

The World is in an Uproar!


Psalm 2  We hear news every day about nations being in an uproar about something. Then, above and beyond that, we see nations persecuting religion. China was recently in the news about reprogramming Muslims in part of their country. then, closer to home, we hear news about Christians being persecuted! Not only are nations in […]

Where Are Your Roots?


Psalm 1  On Columbus Day of 1962, something historic came ashore in the region, and it wasn’t the Niña, the Pinta, or the Santa Maria. A  tropical storm named Freda formed in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, thousands of miles away, eventually intensifying into a typhoon [and eventually] slamming into the West Coast with its […]