“A Disaster”

I’ve experienced disaster. Sometimes it’s impersonal, as with hurricanes, tornados, floods and the election of politicians I believe are corrupt. Sometimes it’s very personal: Death. Illness. Being fired. But I absolutely must remember Jesus’s redemption promise! He not only gives me strength to endure these tests. He gives me the deep-down promise that these aren’t… Continue reading “A Disaster”

“Chewy Vitamins”

Everybody needs vitamins. So my doctor says. But, I don’t like swallowing pills the size of a quarter. So, someone came up with the brilliant idea of children’s chewy vitamins. The brilliance is noticing something obvious — that un-taken medicine is wasted. So, make it enjoyable! And as always, God had that good idea, long… Continue reading “Chewy Vitamins”

“A Bit Too Warm”

I watched my father-in-law turn a rusty knife into a beautiful, shining blade with a razor-like edge.

He simply used a sanding belt in his shop, being careful not to press too hard to too long on any one spot….

Tough Love!

I get excited when I’m with people I love, and who love me.

Yet Jesus showed that love involves pain.

Paul felt love’s pain when he wrote: …..