The power of the prayer depends not on the person praying, but on the One who hears the prayer.
~ Max Lucado
God heard Emily Hunton’s name.
Then He heard it again.
He knew He had an appointment with her and He was looking forward to [...]
There were more than a few butterflies fluttering inside my stomach as I headed for my 30th high school class reunion. Luckily I had a ten hour drive to get comfortable with the idea. The truth is I was bursting with excitement. I feel bad for people who didn’t have a good high school [...]
The slow roll of prison cell doors culminates in an abrupt, bone-rattling slam just like in the movies – only worse; these bones are hers, and the sound echoes [...]
September 12, 2001
Do you remember how quiet it was?
Do you remember how there were no planes in the sky?
Do you remember how different it felt?
Do you remember?
It was as if the volume of the wind had been turned up. We were off balance. Time had slowed. Meaning had [...]
Letting your deepest hurts rise to the surface might sound like the most frightening idea imaginable, but doing so in a trustworthy setting is a crucial step toward discovering freedom from the shackles of despondency.
~ Philip Newman
It was the best lunch ever and it had nothing to do with food. I [...]