Happy Happy

Thursday & Friday, November 24-25, 2022 Scripture Resource Passage: Philippians 4:4 From each of us in the United States to friends, readers and partners around the globe–Happy Thanksgiving! Life Application Question: Is there someone for whom you are thankful and have you told them lately? May the flag of Ukraine remind each of us thatContinue reading “Happy Happy”

Beyond Zombies

Friday, November 4, 2022 Scripture Resource Passage: Hebrews 12:1 “We come to cemeteries because they remind us of God; they help us make sense of our lives and our moments in time. The God of the universe has a plan, and looking upward to him keeps us grounded. But the slowly bending arc of eternityContinue reading “Beyond Zombies”

Absorbing Grief

Friday, October 21, 2022 Scripture Resource Passage: Romans 12:15 A challenging perspective On a level of inconvenient, Covid came calling. Earlier this fall the virus penetrated my defenses. A Godzilla-headache thumped my skull. Fever rolled, freezing then burning within my arms and legs. White blood cells battled the virus. I tracked each hour until IContinue reading “Absorbing Grief”

Wherever Truth Appears

Friday, October 14, 2022 Scripture Resource Passages: 1 John 3:18; Matthew 24 & 25 Challenging reads Truth can be found in resources not typically established within an orthodox Christian setting. Believing that all truth is God’s truth I’m offering the paragraph below. The quotation and author may surprise you. The purpose of this week’s postContinue reading “Wherever Truth Appears”

Bless A Child

September 16, 2022 Scripture Resource Passage: Matthew 19:13-15 Seems small. A loaf of bread is weensy compared to tanks and wall-busting missiles. Staunchly refusing to be deterred by size, people are preparing to Bless A Child. You could join. The logo to look for: The connection is not complex. The link is provided and active.Continue reading “Bless A Child”

Prayer and a Mouse Tail

Friday, September 2, 2022 Scripture Resource Passage: Matthew 6 Prayer’s connection to the Divine exposes my soul; and, if I’m listening, prayer reveals the truth of my life. Like flecks of gold or self-centered flotsam my concerns tell heaven and earth ‘These are his identity.’ This, then, is how you should pray: Our Father in heaven,hallowedContinue reading “Prayer and a Mouse Tail”

The Immediacy of a Child

Friday, August 19, 2022 Scripture Resource Passage: Mark 10:13-16 (please read) Across the western world arguments of personal rights and abortion legislation overflow news reports. Shouting marchers and placard bearers line sidewalks and spill into the streets. Law enforcement continues to be a buffer with little hope of appreciation or thanks from protestors. We areContinue reading “The Immediacy of a Child”

Reading What?, Part 2

August 13, 2022 Scripture Resource Passage: Ecclesiastes 12:11-12 (Note: Yes, I know the old language sounds sexist in today’s environment.) “The words of the wise are like goads, their collected sayings like firmly embedded nails—given by one shepherd. Be warned, my son, of anything in addition to them. Of making many books there is noContinue reading “Reading What?, Part 2”

Waiting Under Grass

July 22, 2022 Scripture Resource Passage: Mark 13 (Please do not skip reading the passage) Name, dates of birth and death are cleanly cut into the stone. One word appears beneath the name—Waiting. Shootings blot the American landscape almost every day. Deaths from the guns of evil continue to increase. Children and other innocents areContinue reading “Waiting Under Grass”