Refined By The Fire…Not The Fire You Might Expect

Refined By The Fire…Not The Fire You Might Expect This year I am seeking to be refined by the fire.  But not the fire you might expect.  Being refined by fire is often associated with an external force.  I am seeking an internal fire. This morning I heard an interview with a football coach.  He made the statement that the strongest steel is burned in the hottest coals.  That statement set me to thinking about the difference in external and...
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Are You Looking For A Safe Haven?

Are You Looking For A Safe Haven? One morning as I was preparing to jot an entry in my journal, a flash of red outside my window caught my eye.  As I turned and watched I saw a crimson male cardinal coming from the  grapevine in my back yard.  Shortly, I recognized the flash of color and flight pattern of a thrush as it flew out of the grapevine. I have watched many species of birds emerge from the safe haven of that overgrown...
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Do You Know The Power Of Your Words?

Do You Know The Power Of Your Words? I read a quote recently from Charles R. Swindon’s book, Growing Strong In the Seasons of Life.  It describes strolling up a windswept hill in a country churchyard in England.  There, as the story goes, you would discover a drab, gray slate tombstone.  The epitaph on this quaint headstone is not easily seen unless you stoop down and look closely.   As you look closely at the...
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