A rock for God

A rock for God

“I am going to paint a rock for God. I think He’ll like it.” I think children are capable of helping us understand one of the many aspects of generosity. I can easily think back to numerous Christmas times when I was surrounded in my home by my adopted grandchildren....
How, What, huh?

How, What, huh?

Today I am thinking of how a man who has been walking with God for a long time inspired and challenged me with a simple comment – one he is not even aware impacted me.  I am relatively self-aware. I would describe myself as practical and realistic, which most...
Is love really like a seesaw?

Is love really like a seesaw?

“If I knew she would change, then I would be willing to…” While I am no stranger to that phrase – in reality, I have been known to say or think it myself – I still despise it, especially when it comes from the lips of a believer in Jesus Christ (or...
Simple wisdom

Simple wisdom

A tourist who was visiting a small village approached the house of a well-known wise man, and he was surprised to see that he lived in a small, humble room filled with books. The only pieces of furniture were a bed, a table, and a chair. “Where is the rest of...
Usually “pull” not “poof!”

Usually “pull” not “poof!”

A few weekends ago I talked about how, according to Jesus, our words reveal what is in our hearts. I had lots of interesting responses from folks who were courageous enough to listen to their words for a week because, as they did, they made surprising...
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