Like the Torrents of Wadis which Vanish

“For the despairing man there should be kindness from his friend;So that he does not forsake the fear of the Almighty.“My brothers have acted deceitfully like a wadi,Like the torrents of wadis which vanish,Which are turbid because of iceAnd into which the snow melts.“When they become waterless, they are silent,When it is hot, they vanish from their place.” Job 6:14-17 I’ve always found the book of Job…

Growing Through Adversity

A few years back, my husband and I decided it was finally time to donate our old VCR and all of our videos (yes I know, can you believe we still had a VCR?). Not that everything didn’t work just fine, but the nostalgia of having the machine had worn off, and it had been…

Refiner’s Fire: Purpose in Trials

God allows trials and storms in our lives to bring about a desired result. They are never the product of chance or fate, and they are not designed to destroy or harm us. “He will sit as a smelter and purifier of silver, and He will purify the sons of Levi and refine them like gold…