Pivot! Have a Fresh Start!

Being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus. –Philippians 1:6 A story is told about a factory burning […]

Do the Right Thing Anyway!

Give, and you will receive. Your gift will return to you full–pressed down, shaken together to make room for more, running over, and poured into your lap. The amount you give will determine the amount […]

Do Your Part Toward Peace!

Do your part to live in peace with everyone, as much as possible. Romans 12:18 I’m glad the Bible says to live in peace with everyone, “as much as possible.”  Sometimes it simply is not!  […]

The Lion’s Share of Fear

24 At the king’s command, the men who had falsely accused Daniel were brought in and thrown into the lions’ den, along with their wives and children. And before they reached the floor of the […]

Small Kindnesses

I’m growing more appreciative of little acts of kindness these days. Kindness, after all, is a fruit of the Spirit.  Gal. 5:22-23 “But the fruit of the spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, KINDNESS, goodness, […]

“Have you guys ever lived through another time like this?”

That was a question our kids asked at dinner recently after we were talking about Covid-19 and racism.  “NO,” was our answer and discussion ensued. What a shape our world is in!  What will help?!  […]

Gratitude

So much is going on in our world.  I have been on overload and feel like I need a grace period.  I thought you might also, so I wrote out a section of the “Daily […]

Panning Out and Living Ready

During the 1950s Cold War, the U.S. circulated civil defense DUCK AND COVER propaganda as a readiness measure should a nuclear attack occur. Duck and Cover drills were practiced in schools, instructing students to duck […]

Is It Possible to Turn Crisis into Opportunity?

Let’s be honest. This time of the COVID-19 pandemic has been very weird. Being home this much is…unnatural to most of us. Is there a way we can embrace this opportunity for spiritual growth? Could […]

How Will We Remember this Next Year?

Will it be a time of limitations, restrictions, confinement? Or will it be remembered as a time of realignment, intimacy, rest? I am one of these people who long for simpler times, though I love […]