It’s a sad fact that large-scale catastrophes can bring out the worst in people. For instance, after the 1965 hurricane Betsey hit the coast, some sorry character was arrested for charging three times the going price for a bag of ice in my hometown of Gonzales.
Last week was not a good week if you were paying attention to the news.
A Louisiana State Trooper was shot and killed on Aug. 23.
Just a couple days later a police officer in Sunset was shot and killed during an armed standoff with a gunman.
"You will keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you" (Isaiah 26:3).
I love, cherish and desperately desire to experience this scripture in my everyday walk with Jesus.
It’s nearing the end of August, which means I’ve lived in the beautiful state of Louisiana for a little more than a year now.
While the national presidential race is capturing most of the media and public attention these days, followed closely in Louisiana by the gubernatorial and legislative races, one board’s elections this fall have not made the front page of many newspapers.