Lent—Giving Back

I was reading a devotional by Frederick Buechner and he mentioned Lent. Today starts the Lenton season, the forty days preceding Easter. Jesus fasted forty days in the dessert before he started his earthly ministry. Buechner suggested that Jesus spent the forty days...

Time, Friends, Family

I know every generation goes through this, but it seems more tragic as I experience it rather than just watch it. It’s one thing never to be able to go home again once you have left for college or to live on your own. It’s another thing not to be able to capture the...

Wounds Are Friends

Wounds are our friends. Sounds crazy, doesn’t it? I’m not talking about physical injuries; I’m sure you know. I am talking about heart wounds. Some heart wounds never heal, and they shape our life and our future. They may surface at odd times, and we are surprised by...