Fear Not

Labor Day officially ends the lazy, hazy days of summer.  It’s the last chance for many to enjoy a long weekend, family trips, cookouts and concerts.  I’m in East Texas relaxing and taking many naps and deep breaths.  This is my chance to get a break before what many...

The First, Last and Only

It’s that time of year, when schools re-open and class reunions occur all the time.  It’s been many decades since I graduated, but there are moments that are special and unforgettable.  My senior prom was one of those special occasions.  After all, it was my first...

How Do You Know You’re Healed?

I meet lots of people.  When I share with them the type of ministry I’m involved in (abortion recovery), I often get this response:  “That’s great.  I know I’m forgiven for my abortion.  I just don’t think it’s necessary to tell anyone about that part of my life,” or...

What’s Worse?

Here’s a question for you — what’s worse, regret or fear?  What’s the difference, you ask?  Regret is commonly regarded as remorse over the past and fear anxiety for the future. Why am I thinking about stuff like this?  Well, a cancer diagnosis tends to...

Fear Itself

I am a busy person. Family, work, ministry, other activities … they keep me busy 28 hours a day (what?  There’s only 24 hours a day?  No wonder I’m hooked on caffeine.)  Now, with time on my hands while recovering from surgery, I’ve been filling the...