October, 2016

In our nation’s dark night, there is much one, small mother can do

October 31, 2016 Rhonda Schrock Rhonda's Posts

It’s a warm, fall night. Mr. Schrock and I are out on the town with two of our boys, and my heart, it revels in their closeness. Ah, this life… After a breathless, dizzying, several-week whirlwind, time has slowed, swirling around me in currents of joy, ribbons of happiness. In a thundering, tumultuous and stormy […]

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The hurting, the lost–that’s my ‘district’

October 10, 2016 Rhonda Schrock Rhonda's Posts

It came to me yesterday from the lips of my son. Striding in from church, he’d settled in to a seat at the counter as my hands measured and chopped and weighed and sliced. His father, too, was listening… There he sat with those blue, blue eyes. From the day he came to us, everyone […]

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Lessons for life found in running

October 7, 2016 Rhonda Schrock Rhonda's Posts

It was the 11th hour and the 59th minute when he announced it. Just as mandatories were set to begin, he decided to pull the trigger. And there he went… Coming home one night from a three-mile walk, there he was, loping in a giant circle about our property. We stopped, watching, taking it in. […]

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Why you can trust your loved ones to Him (and why you should kick fear to the curb)

October 5, 2016 Rhonda Schrock Rhonda's Posts

The day lies before me, cool, young. Dew-kissed grass twinkles, diamond like, in morning’s sun. In the sky just over the fence, blue shades into lavender shades into peach, and that orange. A Master Unseen is brushing His palette on the heavens, and mercies new, grace afresh intertwine with the breeze. The coffee in my […]

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For the lie that fuels porn, truth that frees

October 3, 2016 Rhonda Schrock Rhonda's Posts

It was a picture of a house that came. Lying there in my bed with my husband right beside me, a house. Rooms aglow, warm light spilling gold, molten, inviting into the dark of the night. A house–nay, a home full of life. Love. And that Light… Today, I’m going to speak as plainly and […]

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