Tag Archives: Grace

Intolerable Silence

I’ve been trying not to write this. I’ve been trying not to write about Orlando, about Dallas, about Minneapolis or any of the growing list of other places where our attention has focused these past few days and weeks.   Don’t … Continue reading

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Fertile Ground

Yesterday was “National Back to Church Sunday” a nationwide movement to encourage Christians to invite friends and relatives to attend church with them.  Yesterday was also a day for churches to reach out to absentee Christians to reconnect with a … Continue reading

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Straight to Bethlehem

Tomorrow is Christmas.  The day chosen to celebrate the birth of Christ. Tonight there will be lots of Christmas Eve celebrations; parties, family traditions such as stockings to hang, snacks to leave out for a midnight visitor bearing gifts, for … Continue reading

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Getting Back on the Road

Ever find yourself needing a kick-start?  Someone or something to jump you back into motion after being sidetracked or distracted?   I once heard a keynote speaker at a conference say “the road of life is filled with many interesting way … Continue reading

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Reflecting Christ in the Circumstances

I’ve been kicking around the Old Testament lately, I’ll admit I’m more of a New Testament person, but of late I’ve been reading a bit more of the OT than usual.  While I do make a point of dividing the … Continue reading

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Hidden Masterpiece

Last night was the annual student art show for my town.  Artwork from all of the art students in grades K-12 across three schools is put on display for an evening for the entire town to view.  It is done … Continue reading

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Weather as a Metaphor

It has been raining a lot lately, both literally and figuratively.   I’m getting tired of the rain. The physical rain from the weather that has made the last couple of weeks more clouding and wet than anything else.  The back … Continue reading

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