I recently sang this song to my eight-month-old granddaughter, Charlotte Rose. “Jesus loves me, this I know For the Bible tells me so Little ones, to Him belong. They are weak, but He is strong.”Read more
When our children were growing up, they often wore these bracelets with their teen-aged friends. Colorful, clever, with a clear message that served as a reminder to think through what Jesus would do in whateverRead more
Have you ever heard the phrase “Meeting my maker?” It’s often used to describe an end-of-life scenario, describing the moment we finally meet God face to face. As in “I’d better get my act togetherRead more
James Curtis Lewis was a man who loved and served his family well. Like a great book, he led a life that satisfies the soul.
With the love of family already embedded in him, his great-grandson, Walker James, is picking up where his great-grandfather left off.Read more
Even during this unpredictable year, the month of October still has a fascinating way about her. A crispness in the air. A fresh start. A much-anticipated change in weather, routine and outlook. The arrival ofRead more
From this day forward. Wow! Thirty-six years of marriage. How is this possible? I think back to our vows taken on that day, heading down the aisle as the clueless kids we proved to be.Read more
I find myself perched in the perfect spot on the timeline of my life. I can finally let go of any perceived letdowns or guilt of the past, and fully embrace the future with whatever energy I can muster up. I’m well past the midpoint, I’m sure.Read more
Recent photos of empty streets and parking lots leave me feeling uneasy. Playgrounds and ballfields. Stadiums and universities. Restaurants and doctor’s offices. School buildings and churches. Where did everybody go? I know how this happened,Read more
Dear God, You okay up there? By all appearances, your world has gone mad. Panicked in a way I’ve never seen. Our nightly television screens remind us how we’ve declined so quickly. Grocery store shelvesRead more
My son cradles his boy,
his soul and his heart.
Adventurers and warriors,
So prepared for the part.