Business As Usual …

It started like any other day. It was business as usual as people rushed to work, to school, to appointments and meetings. There was nothing much to alert the world that things were about to […]

1,999 Versus The One

It took much longer than expected – nearly five weeks. I lost track of the number of times I wanted to quit and walk away. In the end though, I was victorious and very proud […]

“SILENCIO, BRUNO!”

My toddler granddaughter has finally reached the age where she will sit and watch an entire movie with me. Last week, we must have watched the new Disney movie called Luca about four times. (Be […]

A Prayer Posse “Boomie” Brigade

If you’ve been part of the Vineyard for any length of time, you know the importance the pastoral staff places on small groups. For the whole of the 17 years I’ve been at the Vineyard, […]

ONE OF A KIND

An artist, whether well-known and famous or struggling in unknown obscurity, typically signs their completed works of art with their personal signature. Writers autograph their books. Glass blowers, woodworkers, sculptors, whatever the artistic medium – […]

Little BIG Prayers

The other day I was walking my dog, talking to God and enjoying the lovely morning when I had an “AH-HA” moment. I was suddenly aware that my new shoes felt fabulous on my feet. […]

Taste and See

Isn’t it amazing that a truly inspiring testimony is oftentimes borne out of life’s most difficult tests? For most of my life (dating back to early childhood) I’ve been in and out of control with […]

Send In The Bears!

Have you ever been reading your Bible and suddenly a sentence jumps out at you that you never noticed before? This seems to happen to me more than I care to admit. Perhaps it’s because […]

There’s No Place Like Home

If 2020 had a Marketing tag line, it would probably be something along the lines of Because of Covid. Most of us likely have our own Because of Covid stories. Dream vacations cancelled. Milestone birthday […]

20 Reasons Why

Most days I greet the morning with my two favorite Scriptures: Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good! His faithful love endures forever. Psalm 136:1 AND This is the day the Lord has made. […]