There’s something I find myself craving these days: certainty. Don’t you? Wouldn’t it be nice to know exactly how the school year is going to go? To know for sure if my friend will find a job? Will there be football? Will this virus ever end? What will “normal” look like? So many questions.
Who says things have to last as long as the curve or the experts say? Why aren’t we pleading for a miracle like our lives depend on it? In one week, we’ll be in the middle of Easter weekend. In fact, one week from today will be that awkward Saturday between Friday’s horrible suffering and Sunday’s miracle morning.
At KLRC, part of caring for our listening family is sharing conversations that will help all of us as we navigate these challenging days. Each week, we'll check-in with friends of KLRC who can lend some helpful perspective. If you missed either of our conversations from this week, we have them here for you on-demand!.
It’s the week that the word seems to pop up everywhere! It’s all over the card aisles, the candy section, and the flower shop. Everything seems focused on LOVE. The Valentine’s Day celebration of love will happen in so many ways: from candy shared between school children to special dinners and dates celebrating years of affection.
You never know what God will use to teach you something powerful. For me, the lesson came in trying to buy a home security system. Our family had been considering one for a while, and when the “Black Friday” sales started popping up all over our phones, we decided to take the plunge.
This morning I was supposed to get on a flight to Florida. The conference I was scheduled to attend wisely cancelled as Florida residents and others along the east coast are bracing for the fury of now category 5 Hurricane Dorian. It's hard to even imagine the size and prowess of a storm like Dorian.
I know waiting is hard. Hang in there, and today I’m praying He will give you all the courage you need for another day, another hour, even another minute! Wait patiently for the LORD. Be brave and courageous. Yes, wait patiently for the LORD. Psalm 27:14.
In the classic question of do you want to know the good news or bad news, I tend to want to know the good news. In fact, if you tell me the bad news, I’ll probably try find a way to see how it will work out for the good.
She sat on the bed, the anger still slowly simmering like a pot of hot water that had just overflowed. We started talking about the root of the frustration that had brought us both to this place.
Their story has captivated me the last few weeks. As a dad I can’t even fathom the idea of my son stuck deep in a flooded cave with his teammates and coach, days of wondering if he was even alive.