A Thousand Generations

Monday, May 01, 2023
Early in the morning, before I breathe a word of prayer or read the Word of God, I make note of the date at the top left corner of a... Read More

Grace, Grace, God's Grace

Sunday, April 09, 2023
The contemplations of Easter week tug at my heartstrings each and every year. From the joy and Hosannas of Palm Sunday, to the cleansing of the temple courts, to the... Read More


Saturday, January 07, 2023
My first exposure to the study of God occurred in my early teens at the prompting of the youth director at the Presbyterian church we attended. Our assignment was to... Read More

Standing Resolute

Saturday, January 01, 2022
This year’s resolutions are too often last year’s reframed regrets.Think about your list. Do the items look vaguely familiar? A survey showed the most popular include: lose weight, exercise more,... Read More

Chosen by Grace

Monday, December 20, 2021
It is so easy to read the Christmas story, year after year, and not see anything new. But the other day I took the time to read the footnotes in... Read More

Advent: The Coming of Christ

Thursday, December 02, 2021
Although Advent is not formally observed by every Christian church, we all do things to prepare for Christmas. Yes, I definitely decorate my house the weekend after Thanksgiving! But this... Read More

Silent Strength

Thursday, April 01, 2021
There was a time when bracelets bearing the acronym “WWJD” (What Would Jesus Do) were popular. I had several and wore them without fail. Eventually that trend faded but I... Read More

The Irony of Palm Sunday

Sunday, March 28, 2021
It was the third pilgrimage to Jerusalem for Jesus and His disciples. As they walked through Jericho to Bethany, others on their way joined the group: “That’s Jesus! He heals,... Read More

Christmas Expectations

Tuesday, December 22, 2020
It was our first Christmas Eve as a married couple and I was attaching two stockings to the bannister of the little set of stairs lining the tiny living room... Read More

What's in a Name?

Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Mary and Joseph had been on the road for days. An order from Caesar required that everyone go to his own town to register for a census that was being... Read More