It’s No Bother

Have you ever felt really silly for praying for something that might be considered too inconsequential to take to God? I know I have! I frequently pray for “silly stuff.” When it’s 110 ° outside, […]

It’s Not Supposed To Be EASY!

Last Wednesday, March 2nd was Ash Wednesday and the beginning of the Lenten period. Lent is the 40-day period leading up to Easter. Lent represents the time Jesus spent in the wilderness praying and fasting […]

Pointed Towards the Son-Light

At Thanksgiving, my niece gifted me with an Amaryllis bulb plant. An amaryllis is native to South Africa, so they typically grow very well in the southwestern Arizona climate. I don’t have much of a […]

“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 […]

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 – […]

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 […]

The Eve of Destruction

My small group has been discussing the topic of decision making from a Biblical perspective. Our first study reference was from the book of Genesis. What better example of poor decision making is there than […]

Walking “Cain” Free

Last week, Pastor Brian’s  New Year’s message centered on getting into “The Book.”  For me, reading the Bible isn’t my issue; it’s understanding the deeper message and/or actually remembering what I’ve just read. This year […]