Tag Archives: faith

What's Your Foundation?

by Jennifer Haynie @JenniferHaynie1 “Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house; yet it did not fall, because it had its foundation ...continue reading

Defining Sparks of Joy

I felt them. Like flecks of light in the dark, little sparks of joy have flitted in and out of my life these past couple weeks. That begs the question. What is joy? I guess I should try to define joy first. The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines it in three different ways: The emotion evoked by ...continue reading

Walking in Trust

This is perhaps the quote that surprised me the most.  Why?  I know I wrote it.  Still, it popped out, seemingly from nowhere, but it forms the backbone of The Athena File’s theme.  Abigail speaks it.  Where, I’m not telling.  You’ll have to read to find out. How many times have we done exactly what ...continue reading

Redwood Refreshment

  “You’re standing on holy ground.” Those words, paraphrased from the Book of Joshua, echoed in my ears as I stood outside of the administrative offices at the Mount Hermon Christian Conference Center three weeks ago.  At that point in my life, I badly needed refreshment.  To say the winter had been frantically busy was ...continue reading