The Power of Perspective

I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want. I can do everything through him who gives me strength. Philippians 4:13 Joy and encouragement jump off of the pages of Philippians and this coming from someone sitting in a jail cell! How can this be? … [Read more...]


Recently my husband and I went on a hiking trip with our son Mathew and daughter-in-law Jordan and we came upon a beautiful waterfall. Mathew, being the extreme adrenaline seeker he is, quickly identified a location he declared as the perfect spot to jump off of into the freezing water below. Did I mention the cliff? I of course laughed, in which he replied, “We are all doing this.” … [Read more...]