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]

ADJUSTMENTS

As I watched a Red-Tailed Hawk soar through the air I imagined what peace the freedom to fly brings. Alone, with no apparent threat of predators, he soared high, putting no thought into the mechanics of flight as he expertly navigated the currents. Birds learn to fly by flying. They test the skies, the wind,… [Read More]

THE CHRISTMAS TREE

For many people, Christmastime is a season that is cold, busy, and demanding. One they would rather forget than embrace. Between parties, spending, and uncomfortable family gatherings, their joy is overshadowed by grief. Thank God for the Christmas Tree! Its decorated beauty can illuminate our path to Merry and Bright. The Christmas Tree is: ~A… [Read More]

A Season of Change

By faith Abraham obeyed when he was called . . . . And he went out, not knowing where he was going. —Hebrews 11:8 In a popular hit song, Andy Williams names Christmas as “the most wonderful time of the year.” But not for me! Nothing awakens my senses like the season of Fall. I… [Read More]