BALM IN GILEAD

INTRODUCTORY NOTE: One of our dear friends, an infectious disease specialist and frontline medical professional, has been leading a drug trial for the drug Remdesivir, which appears to be a successful and viable treatment for the coronavirus. In learning more about this and praying for him and a medicine that would work, I had to…

Carrots, Cabbage and a Command

Well, we’re several weeks into sheltering in place, aren’t we? We’re beginning to recognize a new normal with phone call check-ins and Zoom. Bill and I find ourselves looking forward to deliveries, and we have decided to put the grocery deliverer on our Christmas card list. Sometimes I sit and think how wonderful a Whataburger…

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An Easter In Prison

Well, it’s Easter, and it’s an Easter unlike any other that I’ve experienced. The church doors are closed. We cannot be with our family. But somehow this Resurrection Sunday  is more meaningful than it’s ever been. The empty tomb secures my future, and I’m blessed to have beautiful memories of Easters gone by. When I…

Handwashing Prayer

The Coronavirus has come like a vengeful tsunami, one none of us were prepared for, and it has changed the way we live our lives. The storm has changed our daily activities and our to-do list, where we can go and whom we can see. It is beyond me to understand how some sub-cellular microorganism…