A Point of Reference

I’ve been thinking about being younger for a long time. It isn’t working. Actually, I find myself at an interesting age and stage. Old enough to have had many experiences to draw from. Old enough to recognize that many are younger, smarter, and stronger. Old enough to...

Gifts of the Heart

Hanging on my office wall is a cardboard, cut out heart. The 6″ x 6″ note is rather unceremoniously hung with a paper clip. Three simple words, “I Love U”, are generously accented with 25 hearts and six exclamation marks.  I absolutely adore...

Come Away… And Rest For A While

In Mark 6:31a, Jesus instructed His disciples to “come away, by yourselves, to a remote place, and rest for a while”. Given the context, His instruction seems a bit out of place. Perhaps changing perspectives was exactly the point. Think with me about this for a...

Theology of Sleep

God’s Word continues to amaze me. The theology of God, of scripture, of sin, and many other aspects of Christianity are fascinating studies and incredibly applicable to daily life. Until recently, I had never considered the theology of sleep, but Psalm 121:4...

Surprised by Reality

It’s not often I’m left totally speechless.  But there are a few specific moments in my life when reality took me by surprise. I’m not talking about catastrophic moments, like the space shuttle explosion or 9-11; rather, I’m referring to...
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