Church is not the foundation

Church is not the foundation

A little reflection on the 50th anniversary this week of my faith commitment. I was raised going to church in...

From nothing to something

From nothing to something

“Words. Words. Words.”   A famous line spoken by Hamlet–one of my favorite lines from Shakespeare.   Words fascinate me....

Becoming Deep Rooted

Becoming Deep Rooted

Hi, Friends– I’m just delighted to introduce to you my friend, Bible teacher Kathy Howard, whose 4 R inductive method...

Enduring for a season

Enduring for a season

In our son’s sophomore year of high school, he had knee surgery to repair a torn meniscus and torn cartilage....

You can do this

You can do this

Does your life look like a shipwreck right now?   Maybe you’re sick or your loved ones are. Maybe you’ve...

The oxymoronic prayer

The oxymoronic prayer

When I taught high school English, Romeo and Juliet provided many an example of the oxymoron–a short figure of speech...

How do you say grace?

How do you say grace?

I am betting more people than normal will be using the word “grace” this week.   “Will you say the...

When the power goes out

When the power goes out

Yesterday I was in such a funk. Because of winds up to 70 mph, the power went off around 10:30...

When you need a time out

When you need a time out

Do you feel you need a time out? As though you’re in a fast-paced game and there’s no break in...

Finding that comfy spot

Finding that comfy spot

Do you have a comfy chair for relaxing and reading or even writing?   Years ago several writer friends and...

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