April, 2015

When the bright angels come, it’s “okay”

April 17, 2015 Rhonda Schrock Rhonda's Posts

On a chilly, spring night, rain patters and falls on a dark roof, dark street, dark town. In the living room where a lamp glows, a hulking man, a veritable California redwood when one looked at his chest and biceps, sits, clad in his slippers and PJs… The last of the nine, he’d slipped into […]

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And one day, Heaven

April 16, 2015 Rhonda Schrock Rhonda's Posts

  When I wrote this post on a glorious autumn ev’ning, I didn’t know. Didn’t know that all too soon, one of our own would journey to the other side of the sunset. Last night, Dad Schrock, my father-in-law, breathed his last. For the “lights of home, they’ve beckoned, and he’s stepped into that warmth.” […]

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In the hands of God, the average becomes the supernatural

April 13, 2015 Rhonda Schrock Rhonda's Posts

From February 2013 comes this Grounds for Insanity column. This author offers it quietly today with hope that it will encourage you, release you and free you up to trust your “natural” to His “super-natural.” Amen. It was a rare occurrence. With every account caught up, I stood at the counter, mixing cookies. Grinding oatmeal […]

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How “Black Friday” brought Good on a Sunday

April 3, 2015 Rhonda Schrock Rhonda's Posts

In an ancient land, a courtroom. A shocking claim, a religious riot and the accused is put on trial. The crowd, it shouts. A governor questions, and then he washes his hands. A “stroke of the pen,” a press of the ring, and the accused is sentenced to death. Death by crucifixion. While a guilty […]

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Letters from a Friend: To answer your question, I AM

April 2, 2015 Rhonda Schrock Rhonda's Posts

Dear friend, After a lifetime of Bible study, Sunday School and sermons, your head knows the answer. For the question, “Is God able,” your mouth says, “Of course,” then quotes verses, gives references, amen. The deeper question that lurks beneath; the one that hides far-buried in heart’s regions unexplored, is this: “Is He willing?” And […]

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