Bombs, Blessings, And Remembering To Give Thanks

2 Corinthians 9:11

The earth shook as another round of explosions sought to hold them back. That, however, wasn’t about to happen. They were Marines. Unfortunately, even if they had wanted to turn back, leaving was no longer an option. The naval ship that had dropped them off had pulled away due to a surprise attack from seven Japanese warships. The result, the Marines were stranded and without their supplies. The year was 1942 and the place, Guadalcanal.… Read More

Long Flights and Thankful Reminders

Psalm 100:4

When I saw them coming, part of me considered tactfully moving. Though one of the children reminded me of my cute grandson, I was exhausted and not sure I was up for all the activity. With just one more flight in front of me, I breathed deep, smiled big and did what I could to welcome them into the section of vacant seats where I was waiting.