AM I CRAZY ENOUGH

Jesus replied, “What is impossible with man is possible with God.”  Luke 18:27 Well as usual I find myself at the last minute beginning a piece for the Encouragem.  I wonder sometimes if anybody reads what I write and sometime I am afraid they do.  The subject line is always …

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God’s Quiet Message

A man who has friends must himself be friendly, But there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.   Proverbs 18:24 Just before the snow (remember that?) I did a favor for a friend.  My friend John has had two heart attacks, and has had Parkinson’s for three years.  …

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A MOTHER’S DEVOTION – Ruth Bell Graham

St. Augustine’s devout mother, Monica, taught her young son carefully and prayerfully.  His brilliance concerned her deeply, especially when, as a young man, he cast off his simple faith in Christ for current heresies and a life given over to immorality. Later, Augustine wrote: “I could not distinguish between the …

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