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“My soul, wait thou only upon God; for my expectation is from him. He only is my rock and my salvation: he is my defense; I shall not be moved. In God is my salvation and my glory: the rock of my strength, and my refuge, is in
 God. Trust in him at all times; ye people, pour out your heart before him: God is a refuge for us. Selah.”  Psalm 62:5-8, Think of a butterfly. If you try to rush the process of a butterfly emerging from its cocoon, you risk killing it. In the middle stages of metamorphosis,…

“But as for you, ye thought evil against me; but God meant it unto good, to bring to pass, as it is this day, to save much people alive.” Genesis 50:20, KJV. The story of Joseph is one of the most well known accounts of scripture. If you are unfamiliar with Joseph’s life, I encourage you to take some time this week and read through Genesis chapter 37 to chapter 50. It is one of the most riveting stories I’ve read because it deals with the human condition and parallels many things I have experienced personally. Joseph’s life was fraught…

“But now, O LORD, thou art our father; we are the clay, and thou our potter; and we all are the work of thy hand.” Isaiah 64:8 Writing these articles each month, I usually come to the last one and look at a lot of ideas before I can choose the one I want.  For some reason, today, I remembered this poem that I had written a few years ago. I watch the potter as he works With a lump of ordinary clay, Guiding it, shaping it, molding it Until the vessel goes his way. Aiming for perfection…