The Thief Of Joy

The Thief Of Joy

By: Ginger Hughes We set up fences around a big, red barn and designated certain areas for cows, horses, sheep, and pigs.  We threw hay in each corral and ensured each one had a water trough.  We backed up the Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck, complete with horse...
Who Will Hold Us Then?

Who Will Hold Us Then?

By: Ginger Hughes “Hold me, Mama,” my little one said, as I was unloading the dishwasher one morning after breakfast. “I will son. Give me just a minute,” I replied. I felt a little hand tug on my shirt, and once again he asked me to pick him up.  “I’m almost...
We Can Trust: Our Story Ends In Victory

We Can Trust: Our Story Ends In Victory

By: Ginger Hughes It’s true that life is beautiful and full of joy. There are newly promised vows and 50th wedding anniversaries.  There are babies being born and seniors graduating college.  There are fabulous places to travel, backyard barbeques with friends, and...
Unless We Stop Saying “Unless”

Unless We Stop Saying “Unless”

By: Ginger Hughes Here am I Lord, send me… Unless it’s to Africa or the Middle East or some other far away place.  Afterall God, I don’t know the language or the culture.  And what about my safety?  Some of these places are dangerous. Here am I Lord, send me… Unless...

Making Room For Rest

By: Ginger Hughes Our family is enjoying a fun-filled vacation at the beach this week.  We’ve walked on the beach, played in the surf, eaten delicious seafood, visited a planetarium, indulged in one too many ice cream cones, built a sand “mountain,” and even read some...