Notable Deaths

By: Carole L. Haines  I saw this title for a news article flash onto my phone screen as I scrolled. This world tends to value the celebrity, the well-known, but everyone is known by God, and everyone is precious to Him. His call to us, as His people, is to value every person we encounter each day. The person tallying up our groceries, theContinue reading “Notable Deaths”

A Ruined Life

2 Samuel 14:14 14 All of us must die eventually. Our lives are like water spilled out on the ground, which cannot be gathered up again. But God does not just sweep life away; instead, he devises ways to bring us back when we have been separated from him. Okay, so here’s another of my favoriteContinue reading “A Ruined Life”


  “We are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not despairing; 9 persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed; 10 always carrying about in the body the dying of Jesus, so that the life of Jesus also may be manifested in our body.” 2 Corinthians 4:8-10 Life just doesn’t turn out the wayContinue reading “shattered”