reality

Streams in the Wasteland

Sometimes I catch myself looking at an old picture of my mother holding me as a baby. A proud, happy smile spreads across her face as she holds me tightly on her hip. I look content, as if I know I am happy and comfortable in my mother’s arms. Looking at this picture, I get […]

Living Upside Down

We live in an upside-down world. Although most of the general population probably would not agree, Christians affirm it wholeheartedly. The Bible, with clarity and certainty, declares this to be true. “When I am weak,” said the apostle Paul, “then I am strong” (2 Corinthians 12:10). In his first letter to the same church, the […]