How much of that kind of persistent faith will the Son of Man find on the earth when he returns? Luke 18:8 MSG Seeing the following tragedies play out on the news these past months has been very disheartening. July 2012 – Aurora, Colorado Theater shooting October 2012 – Hurricane Sandy strikes New Jersey December 2012 … Continue reading Faith, Our Victory
For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost. Luke 19:10 I have recently come to the undeniable and somewhat painful conclusion that there is a positive correlation between one’s age and the amount of time spent looking for lost objects. Today, this was absolutely confirmed when I was looking in every pocket and crevice of … Continue reading LOST AND FOUND
Jesus looked at them and said, “With man this is impossible, but not with God; all things are possible with God.” Mark 10:27 In the early 1950’s the radio broadcast, This I Believe, entertained listening audiences all over our nation. Inspiring essays of belief and personal motivation written by both celebrities and ordinary people were read … Continue reading This I Believe
I promise that I will honor those who honor me. 1 Samuel 2:30 GW Well, another Olympics has come and gone. I am always inspired by the discipline, determination and sacrifice of the competing athletes. They start very young in life learning, practicing and denying themselves many of the things in which the rest of us … Continue reading Sacred Honor
Your promise preserves my life. Psalm 119:50b NIV This morning, for the first time in 19 years, I had to leave my nonverbal, wheelchair bound, incontinent, completely dependent, mentally and physically disabled son with people I don’t know. It was one of the hardest things I have ever had to do. Believing that God directed … Continue reading The Life Preserver
Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; Psalm 23:4a NIV For those of you who don’t know, Better Off Read Ministries, was ‘born’ on December 2, 2011 at Calvary Chapel, Kennewick, as I spoke at their Women’s Christmas Banquet. This website was conceived from my dream to write, … Continue reading Valley of a Vision
The desert and the parched land will be glad;the wilderness will rejoice and blossom. Like the crocus, it will burst into bloom; it will rejoice greatly and shout for joy. Isaiah 35:1,2 Last summer I was seated in the waiting room at the physical therapy office where I take my daughter. It has been a weekly routine for … Continue reading The Wilderness Will Rejoice and Blossom
For this reason also, God highly exalted Him, and bestowed on Him the name which is above every name, so that at the name of Jesus EVERY KNEE WILL BOW, of those who are in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and that every tongue will confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to … Continue reading Every Knee Will (Te)Bow!