"the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month..." With these words, World War I came to an end. Ever since, our nation has celebrated Armistice Day, which has since become Veterans day. Thank you, Veterans, for the service you have rendered. I am blessed to be friends with so … Continue reading Thank You Veterans…
By seeking stillness and solitude, I become more deeply connected to God. That relationship helps me take the pressure off other people in my life. I can receive them as the gift they are rather than demanding that they meet my needs.
Regular readers will have noticed that for the past 3 weeks, my blogging output has slowed to a mere trickle “What’s up?” You may ask. (Thank you for your concern) A convergence of factors, really. Chief among them is a goal. For much of the past 15 years I’ve struggled with weight and healthy eating … Continue reading Goals Just Mess Everything Up
Major events are like Rorschach tests - our response to them brings to light what is within us. Yesterday’s eclipse elicited gasps of awe, wonder, and joy. For a few hours, millions of people were united in a special way, exulting in the wonders of the heavens. This event called forth good and positive … Continue reading What Will Be Revealed When Your Inner World Is Brought To Light?
After the events in Charlottesville this weekend, my mind is bubbling over with all kinds of thoughts. First and foremost, however, I’m a teacher of God’s Word, and so I return to the simple, clear truth contained therein. Scripture is clear: the call of Christ is for all nations and people. Sure, we can … Continue reading 9 Verses That Demolish The Idea Of White Supremacy
This post is part of a series reflecting on my Pilgrimage to the Holy Land. The Pilgrimage was a guided experience called “The Footsteps of Jesus” - every Friday, I’ll be posting a “Footsteps Friday” reflection (see index here). I look forward to your sharing your thoughts and comments. When we follow the footsteps of … Continue reading Move From Friend To Follower Of Jesus
When’s the last time you paid attention to airline pre-flight instructions? I feel sorry for the flight attendants as they go through their choreography while the passengers bury their faces in books, cell phones, and magazines, not so politely ignoring the presentation. Yet buried in that barrage of federally mandated instruction is a very important … Continue reading Put Your Own Mask On First