Today we're continuing on with our lesson from Genesis 4, discussing the tragic downfall of Cain.Remember that both Cain and his brother Abel had come offering sacrifices to the Lord, Cain bringing "some fruits of the soil" and Abel "fat portions from some of the firstborn of his flock." (Genesis 4: 3-4a)Now "...the Lord looked … Continue reading A Legacy of Sin
My six year old daughter is a spitfire. She is affectionate, quick to laugh, joyful, and loving. She is also moody, quick to anger, jealous, and hard-headed. In short, she is a six year old. The condition of her heart is often laid bare by the slightest provocation--both good and bad--and while she is generally … Continue reading The Heart of Sacrifice
Today we inaugurate a new president. For half the country, it's a day to celebrate. For the other half, it's a day to mourn. It's either the end of a nightmare or the beginning of one, a brand new day or the end of the world. There is no middle ground. Not anymore. And that, … Continue reading The End of the World..Or The Beginning?
I am a military spouse. My husband is a pilot with nearly fifteen years of service under his belt; I've tagged along for thirteen of those. We spent the first five years of our marriage overseas, traveling both Europe and Asia. Afterwards, we returned to the States where my son was born, along with a … Continue reading The Longest, Most Unexpected Good-bye