Why Me, Lord?

By Steven Clark Goad We are daily surrounded by sorrow and grief and pain. Sometimes it seems unbearable. But we are forced to develop methods of coping with what often is unspeakable. Jean Paul Richter mused, “Joys are our wings—sorrow our spurs.” A preacher’s wife who developed Parkinson’s one year and the next year discovered […]


What’s Next, Lord?

By Traci Vandermark   My rude awakening occurred in an aisle packed with busy shoppers. I was searching for vitamins, carefully reading the labels, when I passed over a jar that stated, “For Over 50.” Suddenly it hit me. That was me! Having just turned 50, I was not used to thinking of myself in […]