Monthly Archives: January 2017

Uphill

My wife and I just returned from a weekend marriage retreat.  We used to attend them somewhat frequently.  Used to.  But during the busyness of life, the weekend getaways…well, they got away.  To be honest, we were overdue for some … Continue reading

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Silver and Gold

Make new friends, but keep the old.  One is silver, the other gold. I don’t remember where I first heard these wise words, but I love them for several reasons.  First, they remind us of the importance of friendships.  Whether … Continue reading

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The Up

If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. 2 Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth. (Colossians 3:1-2) At this point … Continue reading

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Not Seen on TV

It would make the best infomercial of all time.  This product appears to be the sum of everything most people spend their entire life trying to find.  Among its many benefits are: long life; riches; peace; honor; pleasantness; and blessings. … Continue reading

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Broken Glass

The loving cup is shared, The crystal goblet smashed. Their brave, determined, joyful heels, Dance in the broken glass. These words, taken from a poem called Wartime Wedding*, were a tribute to a fictional couple who were married during the … Continue reading

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Fears of Man – Promises of God

Twenty years later, he would have to face him again. As Jacob returned to the land of Canaan, word reached him that Esau was coming to meet him – with 400 of his men!  Understandably, Jacob cried out to God, … Continue reading

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