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this virus and what we know

(Disclaimer: that title is misleading and for that, I apologize. This post is not about what we know about Covid-19. It's just that I wrote most of this post last night, had a fitful night sleep and have had nowhere near enough coffee this morning, so...it is what it is.) I can't pretend to understand… Continue reading this virus and what we know

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genesis 32: the contingency plan

"Save me, I pray, from the hand of my brother Esau, for I am afraid he will come and attack me, and also the mothers with their children.  But you have said, ‘I will surely make you prosper and will make your descendants like the sand of the sea, which cannot be counted.’” - vs. 11-12 Jacob gave himself… Continue reading genesis 32: the contingency plan

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genesis 30: comparison

They were sisters. Family. And now, this thing between Leah and Rachel has become almost too hard to watch. And let’s be clear about what it is we are watching. Two women hurting each other because of a desire to have what the other one has. To be fair, we're not talking about a favorite… Continue reading genesis 30: comparison

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genesis 28: the ladder

"And he dreamed, and behold, there was a ladder set up on the earth, and the top of it reached to heaven. And behold, the angels of God were ascending and descending on it!" That ladder. Connecting heaven with earth. Because sin happened and God no longer walks in the garden with us. That ladder had a… Continue reading genesis 28: the ladder

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genesis 22: tested (and Eva Love)

"After these things God tested Abraham and said to him, “Abraham!” And he said, “Here I am.” He said, “Take your son, your only son Isaac, whom you love, and go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains of which I shall tell you.” The proving grounds… Continue reading genesis 22: tested (and Eva Love)

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genesis 12: trust

We have to put ourselves in a place called Haran, which is now in ruins in Turkey. We have to stand with a man named Abram and hear God tell him to go. To leave his home, his father, leave what is familiar and go to what is unknown. Now pretend that God has told… Continue reading genesis 12: trust

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genesis 7: faith

It was in Noah’s 600th year, in the 2nd month, on the 17th day. God knows precisely when He began the flooding of the earth in order to eradicate the wickedness that permeated it. It was the exact same day that He saved the one speck of righteousness that existed on the earth - Noah.… Continue reading genesis 7: faith