Posts by Janet Holm McHenry, Looking Up!

Readabook

Readabook

These Scrabble letters, which sit on a little table in my office at home, prompt a smile out of me...

He cares for you

He cares for you

Does God care about little things? The verse from 1 Peter 5:7 says, “Cast all your anxiety on him because...

Why you need friends

Why you need friends

  Yesterday was a hard day. I was really emotional, anticipating yet another disappointment — which did happen. On the...

Do you lose things?

Do you lose things?

Yes, I am a loser. I lose things – sadly, beautiful, never-to-be-found-again things. A beautiful real gold bracelet Craig gave...

Picking up hitchhikers

Picking up hitchhikers

Would you pick up a hitchhiker? I sped by the two hitchhiking women as I left my little mountain town...

Are you a first responder?

Are you a first responder?

Are you a first responder? I don’t mean an EMT or fireman or someone in law enforcement. They are amazing...

New-fashioned prayer meeting

New-fashioned prayer meeting

Many churches have had a history of the Wednesday night prayer meeting, when families would spend an hour or so...

Answer to prayer

Answer to prayer

There’s not supposed to be any of that praying stuff in public schools, but it happens anyway. Not out loud...

Are you the answer to prayer?

Are you the answer to prayer?

I was feeling pretty empowered this morning with my new pruning saw. My loppers a week ago were just not...

Not tire[d] of prayer

Not tire[d] of prayer

Ping! A dashboard light came on, indicating that one of my tires was low. I was twelve miles from home...