The Language of Circumstances

January 29, 2015 Today’s reading from Oswald Chambers’ daily devotional, “My Utmost For His Highest” immediately made me think of some of my favorite ripe banana stories. Here’s what it said: “Has the voice of God come to you directly? If it has, you cannot mistake the intimate insistence with which it has spoken to…

Three Pears

Last night we had an unexpected guest for dinner. We had just finished thanking God for providing the delicious food we were about to enjoy when the doorbell rang. The three of us looked at each other quizzically as Stephanie asked, “Are either of you expecting someone?” It was our friend, Renee. Earlier in the…