byon December 20th, 2014 | 7 responses
C. S. Lewis grasped the essence of humanity and captured it in these choice words found in The Weight of Glory: “There are no ordinary people. You have never talked to a mere mortal.” He then penned the poignant, biblically accurate fact that each of us will either become an “immortal... read more »
bearing with one another in love
byon December 16th, 2014 | no responses
byon December 5th, 2014 | 7 responses
My friend’s eyes revealed what I was feeling—fear! We two 13-year-olds had behaved poorly and were now cowering before the camp director. The man, who knew our dads well, raised the decibels as he shouted, “You, the son of Dick Thomas, and you, the son of Ray Felten, how could you have done... read more »
be on guard . . .
byon December 2nd, 2014 | 4 responses
God is close when your heart is broken
byon November 25th, 2014 | 2 responses
byon November 21st, 2014 | 5 responses
In the movie Saving Mr. Banks, writer Pamela Lyndon (P. L.) Travers reluctantly agrees to allow Walt Disney to bring her beloved character Mary Poppins to the silver screen. Carrying deep emotional wounds, P. L. is controlling and cantankerous—causing the film adaptation of Mary Poppins to be a... read more »
In Him . . . life!
byon November 18th, 2014 | one response
look to the Lord . . .
byon November 11th, 2014 | 3 responses
a piece of my heart
byon November 8th, 2014 | 4 responses
Senseless violence and dark injustice can make for a steady rain in life—dampening spirits in mists of gray. In the summer of 2013, a 17-year-old from a rough neighborhood jumped in front of his mother to protect her from an attack. The bullet struck and killed him, leaving his mother clutching... read more »
joyful in hope . . .
byon November 4th, 2014 | one response