Tag Archives: isaiah

When God calls

Soldiers immediately run into formation at the call of their commander. Present and accounted for, they wait for their instructions and are committed to follow orders whatever they may be. God called Abraham and his response was “hineni,” or “here I am.” This Hebrew word says, “I am present,” but not just physically. It includes…
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Hezekiah’s Seal

Hezekiah trusted in the Lord, the God of Israel. There was no one like him among all the kings of Judah, either before him or after him. 2 Kings 18:5 I can hear the shouts of discovery and celebration as this artifact, stored for years after excavation, is finally translated. Maybe there were moments of…
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Pricey Gift

I became a great aunt last week. I love to tease my nephews that I’ve tried to be a good aunt – but now I’ve been promoted and am great. It’s a delight. She arrived right on time in a nice clean and warm environment. Her arrival was marked by good health for mom and…
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Teacher’s Tongue

Back to school! As a kid, I always loved this time of year. A new class, fresh notebooks, the anticipation of what I would learn. Even now, the smell of freshly sharpened pencils makes me happy. Learning has always been an adventure for me and I’ve had the benefit of many gifted and committed teachers.…
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