A socially distant Mother’s Day? While on a recent video meeting, I found myself reminiscing with one of my sons about the Mother’s Day gardens we sowed, games we played, and the stories we shared.Read more
Our theme for this month is “Peace.” How appropriate is that in the midst of this turmoil? It’s hard to find peace when you’re stuck in your house with kids in school who are expectingRead more
A time for everything? We’re told these are uncertain times. What about yesterday, last year, or twenty years from now? Who knows what tomorrow will bring? Isn’t any time an uncertain time? As we prayRead more
Now that we are all (or almost all) hunkered down to protect ourselves and each other from the pandemic, let’s rethink our relationships. And what do our relationships there look like? Most of our personalRead more
Perfect Father My dad had a way of warming hearts with his smile. If he were here today, my twenty-one-year-old son might say, “Pop’s authentic,” but, Noah never met him. My husband and three olderRead more
A love of a lifetime… I remember the vow my husband and I made to love each other until, when old and gray, death would part us. It wasn’t something I’d ever dwell on. DeathRead more
Did God really say that our own deceit deceives us?Yes … yes he did.Jacob knew in advance that tricking his father into passing the blessing of the “firstborn” onto Jacob, the secondborn, would lead to a curse. “If my father touches me I would appear to be tricking him and would bring down a curse on myself rather than a blessing.” Genesis 27:12Read more
Did God really say climate change is real?
Yes … yes he did.
And at some point in the future climate change will get much worse.
Climate reacts to forces in the atmosphere and on earth. Some scientists argue humans are now the dominant force. But are they? Had we lived during the days of Noah, “When men began to increase in number on the earth …” would scientists have claimed humans were the reason for the Great Flood? Would population growth and the increase in livestock and raw sewage entering streams have been blamed for a month of rain?Read more
Stories by the fireside… We didn’t have a fireplace in our New York City apartment, although my dad continued his fireside storytelling tradition throughout the winter months—minus the crackling fire of course. I remember manyRead more
December 2019 ~ Central Florida. Most northerners know winter takes on a whole new meaning in Florida. There’s no snow. No sleet. No winter coats and hats—and sometimes no temps below hot. That means weRead more