Monthly Archives: July 2015

Lending

“Whoever is kind to the poor lends to the Lord, and he will reward them for what they have done.” (Pro 19:17) Scripture contains dozens of references related to caring from the poor.  To the best of my recollection, looking out … Continue reading

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Which Demas?

I wonder if there was a surge in the number of baby boys named Demas in the years following the writing of Colossians and Philemon. For in them, Paul referred to Demas as “a dear friend and fellow worker.” What … Continue reading

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Forever Fair

“That’s not fair!!!” We used to say it a lot when we were kids. But somewhere along the line, most of us stopped – perhaps because we’ve long since accepted that life’s not fair, or we’ve just learned that mature … Continue reading

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Completing the Task

To tell you the truth, I was throwing myself a bit of a pity party when I read the words below that instantly became ‘party poopers.’  Even though I was having a pretty difficult week, I quickly realized that I … Continue reading

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A Parent’s Wish

As a parent draws near the end of their life, or as a child heads out into the world on their own, the time seems right to pass along deep, heart-felt wishes. It is not a time for superficial conversation, … Continue reading

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Made Secure

As I read the words below, the headlines from several recent front page stories flooded my mind.  Headlines that included military base shootings, disturbing Supreme Court decisions, nuclear arm deals, church shootings, global financial concerns, martyred Christians abroad, riots at … Continue reading

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Listening?

I think we’ve all seen it before – game show contestants who get so excited to answer that they “buzz in” before the emcee has finished reading the question. Oops…yet, the results are often downright hilarious! However, some of us … Continue reading

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