As I sit here writing this, it’s crazy cloudy out, and the skies are preparing themselves for a nice downpour. I don’t know what it is about impending rain, but I always find myself mesmerized (for lack of a better word) at the heavens. I find myself constantly looking upwards, checking, readying for those first…Read more Something about the clouds
The very thought of “taking the high road” triggers two kinds of responses. On a good day and when one doesn’t have any difficult person that immediately comes to mind, the response is easy: “Of course we should take the high road whenever possible! It’s the right thing to do.” However, for the person who…Read more What everyone needs to know about taking the high road
For everything that God created, He declared it all good. Genesis 2:18 is the first time God says something is “not good”. And what was He referring to at the time? Adam’s aloneness. “It is not good for the man to be alone.” So, that was what He noted with regard to Adam. It is…Read more Not good. Not good at all.
As I write this, I think of the many people of all ages who in this same month will be going through graduation ceremonies here in the States. Side note: I am one of those people who happen to find it absolutely ridiculous for a kindergartner to be going through such a ceremony. Heck, I’m…Read more How to leap over mountains
It occurs to me that this year, many many families have endured personal and communal tragedies. From natural disasters to other situations outside of their control, this holiday season will meet many with a gaping hole in their hearts. I think of them so, so much, as one who has before found myself in such…Read more Hunting for gratitude
What was it that worked for you this year? Was it the multicolored eggs? Or the awesome get-togethers, the great meal time, the chance for contemplation? Were you enamored with the bunny? With seeing people dressed in sweet pastels? Well, having just gone through another awesome Easter (or “Resurrection”) Sunday, I needed a…Read more Easterrrrrific!
Driving down the streets of this city, there are so many corners where I find people holding up cardboard signs with roughly scribbled down summaries of their predicaments, as well as their blessings on those willing to donate to their cause. When I first moved to this city years ago, such sights were so rare…Read more Begging your pardon…