The Privileged Life: Teaching

“Let my teaching drop as the rain, my speech distill as the dew, as raindrops on the tender herb, and as showers on the grass.” Deuteronomy 32:2 (NKJV) It’s back to school time, back to campus life! For teachers and students, this is a lovely little honeymoon time right now…before the homework piles up, before grading... Continue Reading →

The Privileged Life: Fireflies

“Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven.” Matthew 5:16 Who doesn’t love to watch fireflies? There’s something magical in how they sparkle across a darkened field with their brief sweeps of light—calling out to each other silent antiphonal harmony. The little critter in the photo above is one... Continue Reading →

The Privileged Life: Laundry

“But we are all like an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are like filthy rags; we all fade as a leaf, and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away.” Isaiah 64:6 ...“So he said to me, “These are the ones who come out of the great tribulation, and washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the... Continue Reading →

The Privileged Life: Solitude

“And when He had sent the multitudes away, He went up on the mountain by Himself to pray. Now when evening came, He was alone there.” Matthew 14:23 (NKJV) I have just returned from a soul-filling weekend at The Cove, a retreat center founded by Billy and Ruth Graham, joining a friend—Mary Ellen Miller—who encouraged me... Continue Reading →

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