Boondock Ramblings

Faithfully Thinking: Keep Your Eyes Focused on Christ, not the storm

As Christians, we are called to keep our eyes on Christ, but this can be such a hard thing to do when so many other things and people are vying for our attention. No year has made this… Read More

Faithfully Thinking: And Jesus commanded them: ‘Go into all the world and make merchandise to promote your church.’

You could say that his week I broke under the weight of Christian commercialism. I got a bit fed up. I finally had enough of church promotion being held higher than Jesus promotion. When Jesus called the disciples… Read More

Faithfully Thinking: He will lift it soon

My daughter was drawing with sidewalk chalk outside the house. She drew a heart. I doodled some hearts and an angel near her heart. She’s 5. Sometimes 5 going on adult. The song “Trust and Obey” had been… Read More

Faithfully Thinking: The little girl who brought a community together

*feature photo credit: Brown Photography I generally skip past blog posts with sad stories, especially those related to childhood cancer so I would certainly understand if you skip this one. What is different about this one, though, is… Read More

Faithfully Thinking: The battle belongs to the Lord

“I don’t see a change, Lord,” I said one night, laying in bed, thinking about all my health issues. “Some days it almost seems worse. No matter how much I pray for healing. Figuring it all out is… Read More

Remembering Truett

I have been listening to TobyMac in one form or another since the early 1990s. His son Truett was on a couple of his albums and when I heard Truett had died recently, I was completely shocked, as… Read More

Faithfully Thinking: Dead Time

When I asked Lisa at The Manitoba Mom Blog if she would write a guest blog post, I wasn’t expecting the wonderful piece that follows. Maybe I think it’s wonderful because it hit me right where I needed… Read More

Faithfully Thinking: Didn’t I tell you to let me handle it?

I am a control freak. I know it. My family knows it. God knows it. I’m not as bad as some people, no. But, I’m still someone who likes to control situations around me – mainly any situation… Read More

Peace on Earth, Goodwill to Men Came with The Star of Bethlehem

For Christmas, I thought I’d share some prose from my dad, Ronald G. Robinson and a poem from my grandfather, Walter Harlow Robinson, who passed away when I was 2. I would have loved to have known Grandpa,… Read More