Author Ava Pennington
Author Ava Pennington
Feeding Hope

Feeding Hope

Feeding Hope   I welcomed the end of the dry season as the rains started up again. Not yet with the regularity of the full-blown rainy season, but we can tell it’s coming. And not a moment too soon. My garden was wilting. But my schedule caused me to put watering...

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The Christian Walk

The Christian Walk

The Christian Walk   Have you ever walked with small children? Hand in hand, they keep up with you by taking two or three steps for each one of yours. Experts say walking is the simplest and best way to get healthy and stay healthy. It’s easy on the knees, does...

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Waiting Fruitfully

Waiting Fruitfully

Waiting Fruitfully   We’re a third of the way through 2022. A third of the way through my year of waiting. Each year I choose one word to influence my focus. Or, more accurately, a word is made clear to me. And this year my word is wait. I’ve said it before, more...

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Auditing Christianity

Auditing Christianity

Auditing Christianity   As the traditional school year winds down, the next month or two will find most students studying for finals. Without passing a final exam, they might be in danger of failing the class. However some students won’t have that concern. They...

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Are You “Dating” Jesus?

Are You “Dating” Jesus?

Are You “Dating” Jesus?   Yes, dating Jesus. Dating relationships today seem to be more complicated than ever before. And it’s almost impossible for me to understand the terms used to describe dating situations without detailed explanations. But the more I learn,...

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Best Advice Ever

Best Advice Ever

Best Advice Ever   A friend recently gave me a Christmas gift with one of the best pieces of advice I’ve ever received. The wisdom that I intend to take with me into the new year is written on a sign that says: Give it to God . . . and go to sleep. Truth be told,...

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Is There Really Such a Thing as Time Management?

Is There Really Such a Thing as Time Management?

Is There Really Such a Thing as Time Management?   With the end of another annual Daylight Savings Time (DST) coming this weekend, I’ve been thinking about the fleeting nature of time. I frequently talk about my need for better time management skills. Can you...

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An Anole Named Ava

An Anole Named Ava

An Anole Named Ava   Anyone who has lived in Florida or anywhere else in the southeast region of the United States has come across an anole. You might have called them lizards, but the accurate name for these diminutive, fast-moving little buggers is anole. They...

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Waiting in the Shadow of Tragedy

Waiting in the Shadow of Tragedy

Waiting in the Shadow of Tragedy   Confession time: I don’t wait well. I’m impatient for good times to arrive. And I chafe under the burden of suffering while waiting for it to end. I’m guessing I have lots of company. Waiting is difficult. It’s hard enough when...

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Misplaced Passion

Misplaced Passion

Misplaced Passion   Passion. Just how important is it? Because you see, passion can be a good thing . . . until it’s not. For this discussion, let’s set aside passion referring to physical attraction to another person. Instead, let’s talk about passion as it...

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