How Do You Like Your Chocolate?

HOW DO YOU LIKE YOUR CHOCOLATE? Mmmm. Hot chocolate on a cold day! Whipped cream on top? Or marshmallows? At one time known as “the drink of the gods,” today hot chocolate is considered a comfort drink and is a favorite around the world. The characters in...

A NEW BEGINING

A NEW BEGINNING Commencement, new beginnings. We had a lilac bush growing in our yard when we moved in two years ago. It looked, well, pathetic, but it still had leaves, so I wanted to give it another chance or two. This spring I finally told my husband, “Cut it...

A TIME to WAIT

A TIME to WAIT When a baby’s hungry, he experiences hunger pains and demands to be fed, usually with cries that increase in urgency and volume, until he is satisfied. In keeping with the agricultural imagery in Scripture, James uses the farmer who has to wait...

Caregiving, It’s Hard!

I prayed that God would make it possible for me to spend more time with my mother during her waning years. God answered my prayer, and I now live about 5 miles from her home. I’m not a full-time caregiver, but I share some responsibilities with my brother by helping...