Category Archives: Spirit

The One Percent Christian

Before leaving on my trip to Bangkok, Thailand, I asked God to show me His people while I was there (“I have many people in this city”).  Bangkok is a Buddhist city of 8.5 million people and less than 1% are Christian.  A couple of … Continue reading

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Look for Hope

My first experience after arriving in Bangkok was the taxi driver who was taking me from the airport to my hotel, at 1 AM, after having been in an airplane for 24 hours.  He got us lost.  We wandered through the … Continue reading

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I have many people in this city. – God

“Don’t be afraid, but keep on speaking and don’t be silent.  For I am with you, and no one is going to attack and harm you, because I have many people in this city.” – The Lord said to Paul in … Continue reading

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The Truth

“What is truth?” Pontius Pilot famously asked of Jesus. (John 18:38) “Is this true?” the high priest asked of Stephen before he was martyred. (Acts 7:1) Stephen’s response and final speech, where he explains all things from the beginning, is recorded in … Continue reading

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The Rocking Chair Experiment

Someone challenged me recently to “stop, drop and roll” every morning when I get out of bed.  They were referring to living a life of prayer, whereby we should stop as soon as we rise in the morning, drop to our … Continue reading

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Raised on catfish from the Mississippi Delta

I sat in my favorite seaside restaurant enjoying a platter of fried catfish and hush puppies.  The food was delicious but I had to hold back the tears as my husband and I adjusted to a “table for two” instead … Continue reading

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Go, Tell It On The Mountain!

One of my favorite childhood memories is sitting on the floor listening to this Christmas album on the record player.  I would hear the children’s happy voices singing and the friendly man’s voice announcing each song, and I wondered what it was … Continue reading

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