Posted in September 2011

Sigh Language (by Len Winneroski)

“The Lord says: “These people come near to me with their mouth and honor me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me. Their worship of me is made up only of rules taught by men.” Isaiah 29:13 (NIV) The Lord has recently reminded me of the power of nonverbal communication.  A few … Continue reading

Color (by D.A. Cobb)

The other day I decided to have lunch at a local delicatessen known for their oversized sandwiches and sinful desserts. Whenever I visit this historic eatery I sit at the counter to watch the interaction between over stressed waitresses and grumpy cooks. So that afternoon I relaxed on a comfortable swivel stool, ordered my “heart … Continue reading

Broken Tree (by D.A. Cobb)

We had a horrific storm sweep through town last Friday evening. When the sirens began their ominous warning I decided to turn off the TV and shut down the computer. Heavy sheeting rain with periods of hail ripped across the area. Frequent bursts of lightning exposed black racing clouds and thunder explosions were loud enough … Continue reading

A Journey Into Discussion* (by Ricky Maye)

That night I was to meet a friend at his home to discuss some recent throwbacks involving his upbringing. We sat on the couch simultaneously. Just as Quick he began to speak. “It was the divorce.” He began to rapidly pant, explaining that he had a picture perfect childhood. That is until the divorce. He … Continue reading

Car Wash (by D.A. Cobb)

Every so often I take my car to a full service wash where it is cleaned inside and out.  Tires and wheels are scrubbed, the interior is wiped clean, the exterior hand dried and the windows become spotless. My car always seems to run better when it is dirt free and shiny. One afternoon while … Continue reading

Finch (by D.A. Cobb)

Today while sitting in my study I looked outside and there, perched on the window screen was a beautiful goldfinch, bright and cheerful, looking back at this writer of devotions. The encounter lasted for only a few seconds and then it flew off to charm yet another surprised viewer. Like the finch, unexpected moments happen … Continue reading

Mirror Droppings (by Len Winneroski)

The angel of the Lord encamps around those who fear him, and he delivers them. Psalm 34:7 (NIV) Earlier this summer I spent a lot of time cleaning bird droppings off of my cars.  My car was always frosted in the same place, by the mirrors on the drivers and passenger side doors.  As you … Continue reading