Stay Safe And Don’t Fear

The rocks were slippery. I knew I’d fall into the ocean if I climbed on them. I imagined the violent waves sweeping me away before my beloved even knew I was gone. So, I stayed safe and didn’t venture into the unknown. After all, no lifeguards were on duty to rescue me. That’s my personality…. [Read More]

FAll is A Season for Change

The wind rustles through the trees, delivering the first burst of cool weather. Fall is my favorite season. I love seeing the greens and oranges, and hearing the crispy leaves underfoot.  The smell of burning fireplace embers replace the savory meats that cooked on outdoor grills. There’s something special about Fall. The change in season… [Read More]

August Meditations

The month of August usually highlights the end of relaxed summer days for the return to a more ordered schedule. But this year is different. The Covid virus ushered in an age of uncertainty and perhaps lasting change. History has never seen the challenges we face today. Shut in for five months and counting, businesses… [Read More]

Why Should I Read the Bible?

In an age of endless self-help resources, why would anyone consider reading the Bible?  Because we are in day 60 of a national lock-down, and we have a golden opportunity to research the most important questions of life. What is truth? Where did we come from? Why are we here? What happens when we die?… [Read More]

Practical Tips for Survival during Covid and beyond

Imagine having an active life that suddenly comes to a halt due to illness or age. The shelter-in-place order gives us a glimpse into the life of a shut-in. For a short term, we can understand some of the challenges they face. Considering this, I admire how well most elderly people adapt. Perhaps not having… [Read More]

Love Equals Forgiveness

In 2004, a group of teenagers went for a joy ride after stealing a credit card and purchasing a frozen turkey. Hyped up from their crime and looking for more action, one boy made an impulsive decision. Against protests from the other teens, he proceeded to hurl the turkey out the window, at an oncoming… [Read More]

2020, A Year for Perfect Vision

The days are getting longer. A small consolation in view of the winter months ahead. Gaining focus is a challenge. The darkness, gloom, and cold of these months makes me sluggish. I yearn for the warmth and renewed energy of Spring.  Although today, the sky is bright and filled with encouragement. The Red-tailed Hawk is… [Read More]

Blessings or Curses

Unfortunately, this time of celebration has been filled with anxiety and investigation, due to harassment by a then unknown source.

October Book Release

As October bursts forth with color, my days burst forth with excitement. My new book is nearing the end and will be hot off the presses in about two weeks. This comes just in time for me to pick up on the way to She Leads* and The Word Alive* conferences in Lancaster. Plans for… [Read More]

The Three Little Pigs

By wisdom a house is built, and through understanding it is established; through knowledge its rooms are filled with rare and beautiful treasures. Proverbs 24:3-4 NIV As a child, one of my favorite fables included The Three Little Pigs. I loved hearing the dramatic adaptation on the record player. The intensity of the music, while… [Read More]