Blood Moon

Hundreds of years ago, Joel prophesied: "The sun shall be turned to darkness, and the moon to blood, before the great and awesome day of the Lord comes" (Joel 2:31, ESV). Peter repeats that prophesy in his Pentecost day sermon (Acts 2:20), and John on Patmos sees a vision of its fulfillment (Revelation 6:12). This morning … Continue reading Blood Moon


Sand and stars

A tropical sandy beach tempts me more than ever as snow falls and winds rise. Another winter storm in this season's wearying series howls outside my window as I write. Doesn't this fine white sand look inviting? My feet once sank into that powder as I walked across this beach and waded into the warm, … Continue reading Sand and stars

Heavens declare, Psalm 19

With the moon's late rise recently, the stars shine brightly enough to see the bright band of the Milky Way stretched across the night sky like sparkled netting. I've always been moved to praise the Creator when I see the night sky, but ever since I read Yvonne Anderson's The Story in the Stars and The Gospel … Continue reading Heavens declare, Psalm 19