“A Fearless Coward?”

I’m sitting outside at Harding University, under their ancient gnarly oaks. And sitting five feet from me is a red fox squirrel, chomping on some sort of a nut. It’s acting for all the world as if I were a rock.Usually squirrels run from the slightest movement. Except here—where they’ve learned trust. And Jesus wants... Continue Reading →

“Below the Surface”

I sat outside in the lobby of family court where divorce and custody are dealt with. Several other families also waited for their cases to be called. Everyone seemed to be calm, and most were even pleasant. Yet, inside everyone, tension was high. Passion seethed. Smiles veiled anger and hurt. Some even laughed or chuckled,... Continue Reading →

“An Accident?”

The book of John begins with the phrase “In the beginning.” So does the book of Genesis, for that matter. I love this phrase, because to me it suggests that life isn’t an accident. Not mine. Not yours. After all, beginnings don’t just happen by themselves. Neither do they merely happen by accident. Since my... Continue Reading →

Create a website or blog at WordPress.com

Up ↑

<span>%d</span> bloggers like this: