Tag Archives: father

Creator

Who first patterned the fire’s dance? Each flickering fall captures your glance Not simple molecules as some like to say No way such beauty could be randomly displayed The diaphanous patterns were crafted by loving hands It was a thoughtful Creator who designed fire’s dance Who painted the sunset in the sky? No paintbrush I know could reach that high ...

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My Sister, Our Father, and Me

“Remain in me, and I will remain in you. No branch can bear fruit by itself; it must remain in the vine. Neither can you bear fruit unless you remain in me.”  (John 15:4 NIV) My sister came to visit recently. She is older than me, all grown up, and moved out. She lives in another state a long way ...

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Daddy

“And I will be a father to you, and you shall be sons and daughters to me, says the Lord Almighty.” (2 Corinthians 6:18 NIV) When I was five years old, my dad left our Christian home. For the next ten years I grew up with a gnawing sense of need to have the things that only a dad could ...

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Pink Promises

“I am sure that nothing can separate us from God’s love–not life or death, not angels or spirits, not the present or the future…” (Romans 8:38 CEV) After my father died, my sister and I helped Mom go through his personal items. I couldn’t wait to get into Daddy’s special drawer. It was the one drawer in his nightstand that ...

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