August 6, 2019

God Hears

By Elisa Morgan

How do you know that God hears you when you call to him? I mean, really hears you?

Over my lifetime, I can count on one hand the number of occasions when God specifically and personally revealed that he does, indeed, listen to my cries:

  • my Han...

December 1, 2015

 

One morning I pulled back the covers, shook the previous night's melatonin from my mind, and padded toward coffee. I headed to my daughter's house, where I had promised to cover for several hours during Thanksgiving break. I had planned to take my ten-year-old grandso...

May 5, 2015

 

You are a mom.

 

Your hands move to comfort, point to guide, poke to prod, grasp to warn, cup to catch, fold to hold.

Your feet climb to reach, stand to wait, rush to meet, stoop to join.

Your lips smile in praise, purse in correction, giggle in joy, kiss in abandon.

Your...

April 7, 2015

 

 

I thought about keeping this one quiet. Or at least quiet-er. Is it really a good idea for everyone to know that I’m turning SIXTY?

 

I struggle here. We should all be proud of our age. Right? You know, “Gray hair is a crown of splendor” stuff. But then I wonder, will...

March 30, 2015

 

 

Do you believe that stones, everyday rocks, actually have voices? Have you ever stopped to listen? I stubbed my toe on this question while reading a familiar passage in the Bible describing the event that we've come to call "Palm Sunday."

 

In Luke 19, Jesus makes his...

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