Chapter 2 in The Broken House for the Broken Woman

He who despises his neighbor sins, but blessed is he who is kind to the needy. Proverbs 14:21 In my devotional,”Wisdom Hunters,” it said something like this,”Kindness sometimes requires us to give up something we want for someone who has a need.” Last week I wrote of the Siloam Mennonite Church and their extreme kindness. There is more to this story than a “Saturday One Day Stand.”...

A Broken House for a Broken Woman Or Dipped in the Pool of Siloam

John 9:11 "He replied, “The man they call Jesus made some mud and put it on my eyes. He told me to go to Siloam and wash. So I went and washed, and then I could see.” I promised to tell the story of how my new journey and angels came to be. And this is how it began: 5 years ago Taylor was in college and working, Archie worked and traveled often and I worked at Dutch Maid Bakery as lead baker...

Fear is a Liar

“He put a new song in my mouth, a hymn of praise to our God. Many will see and fear and put their trust in the Lord” (Psalm 40:3) Fear...my chest feels tight, breathing labored and I would swear the temperature just shot to 110 degrees because the instant flash of sweat is unstopable. My dear friend, Elaine, called this week. She's Heartfelt family and calls to talk about collections that are...

Endless Allelujah

Joshua 1:9 "Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go." “Riiiip, scruuug, scruuug, ziiiip,” the sounds went on for hours until the sun met the horizon and settled in for a night of slumber. Darkness filled the room until the switch on the wall was flipped, out of habit, and the day...