A Wing and a Prayer. But Mostly a Prayer.

A Wing and a Prayer. But Mostly a Prayer.

My prayer life could use a tune-up. Or maybe even an overhaul. I’ve read books on prayer, listened to well-versed speakers talk about a healthy prayer life, and thought about the topic often and (hopefully) discerningly. As in many other life subjects, good examples...
Let There Be Light

Let There Be Light

Light. The presence of light is highly visible during the holiday season. We string lights from our roofs, hang them on our indoor trees, place them in our windows in the form of representative candles, and light actual candles in our Advent wreaths and Hanukkah...
Light in the Darkness

Light in the Darkness

Sometimes we expect the death of a loved one such as in the case of someone who has been under hospice care. At other times death comes unexpectedly from nowhere. The person was here one moment and then BOOM! like a flash of lightning, they’re gone. My friend Cindy...
The Parable of the Locked Up Sheep

The Parable of the Locked Up Sheep

Be on the lookout for profound moments because they can happen when you least expect them. This morning I taught the Godly Play story of the Good Shepherd in Sunday School. The lesson consists of a large felt green overlay that represents the green pastures, a rounded...