I surrender

I surrender

It was icy outside, a freak November storm. The car was parked a little sideways. Richard had pulled into the parking place and stumbled into the ER in the midst of a massive heart attack. As I stood outside the car, trying to open the frozen door. I was trembling and...
The joy of getting back up

The joy of getting back up

I did a thing.  I went back to college. In fact, right now I’m knee-deep in study and quizzes and all the things that go with it. This may not seem like a big deal, but it’s something I’ve been trying to do for a very long time. . . I won’t go into all the details but...
Come back to me

Come back to me

Hey friends, this is not my usual post. I know in advance that some of you may walk away. And yet it’s important that we have sacred space to talk about what’s happening with our faith right now. We’ve gotten a little lost.  As I search God’s word, as I pray and...
Kind is the old cool

Kind is the old cool

I’ve seen several T-shirts that say, “Kind is the new cool.” I like them a lot. This message reminds us that kindness can change the world. The only problem I have with this message is that it’s not new. It’s one of the oldest, deepest, and most profound...