“In Him was life, and the life was the light of men.” (John 1:4 ESV)

Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Marching Orders

 by Macy Johnson

“At the Lord’s command they encamped,

and at the Lord’s command they set out.

They obeyed the Lord’s order,

in accordance with his command through Moses.”

(Numbers 9:23 NIV)


Eric, the physical therapy technician, followed me as I laboriously pushed the walker down the hallway. I ran headlong into Cora, one of the hospital administrators. “Who are you looking for?” the technician asked. “Her!” she said pointing at me.

Wednesday, April 17, 2024

No More Pain

 by Macy Johnson

“He will wipe every tear from their eyes.

There will be no more death of mourning or crying or pain,

for the old order of things has passed away.”

(Revelation 21:4 NIV)


My husband, Jeff, and I recently watched a documentary about a man who cannot feel pain. His parents discovered his odd ability when he chewed off his tongue while teething.

Wednesday, April 10, 2024

You Never Know

 by Macy Johnson

“He said, ‘Throw your net on the right side of the boat

and you will find some.’

When they did, they were unable to haul the net in

because of the large number of fish.”

(John 21:6 NIV)


Our daughter’s family came for a long weekend visit over the Easter and spring break holidays. Saturday morning a new package of fish hooks blew off the dock into the water, lost to the watery depths. The next day our granddaughter, Dahlia, cast the fish net into the water to catch bait and pulled up the package of new fish hooks! “You never know,” I said to my husband, Jeff.

Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Neither Could I

 by Macy Johnson

“Father, if you are willing, take this cup from me;

yet not my will, but yours be done.”

(Luke 22:42 NIV)


The Maundy Thursday communion service touched my heart. The choir sang two pieces from our Easter cantata and I was filled with the Holy Spirit. When I got home, my husband and I anxiously waited for our daughter and her family to arrive from Birmingham.