Tag Archives: burdens

Among the Shadows of Old Boulders

It is not often the easy view of others that gives us a true understanding of the loads they carry. It takes more than accidental knowing, something more like caring. Continue reading

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A Prayer for Affliction

May you endure
the awful cost of love
with such determination
that all reluctance is worn away.
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The Battle Belongs to the Lord

It was a time of incredible turmoil: one of our children had just had a minor brush with the law, another was just being released from residential treatment, our church was in the middle of yet another self-induced crisis and our personal budget had taken more hits than a crash test dummy.
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