Forgiveness and Restoration

For those who are regular followers of this blog, I apologize. I have not posted much this summer, and I am sorry. This has been a summer I want to forget, but I know I never will. What started as an act of grace and welcome turned into a nightmare I feared would...

Finding Purpose

I was reading in Mark 1:35-38 this morning, and I saw something I had never noticed before. It was early in Jesus ministry, and he had healed many and taught with such authority He was already a threat to the teachers of the law. He was gaining popularity fast. He...

Coffee Is A Hobby

I love coffee! I love big mugs, and I cannot lie! There was a time I had to force myself to drink coffee by sheer determination, but not today!  A college friend and I thought it would make us more sophisticated. Indeed it was one of the wiser things I did in college....

Do You Want to Get Well?

Are you happy with your life as it is? Do you look at others and wonder how they have such luck or ability to have what looks like a better life than you? I have lots of times. Jesus asked an unusual question to a man who had been paralyzed for years, perhaps his...

Caregiving Made a Little Easier

Caregiving can be overwhelming, and I don’t have to tell you that if you are a caregiver already. If you have flown a commercial airline, you know the routine. The stewardess or steward comes to the front or the plane and gives you instructions in case of an...