Monthly Archives: November 2018

Enriched

He who has God and everything else has no more than he who has God only. (CS Lewis) If you’re anything like me, you bristled a bit at the words above.  Everything within our culture screams at us to obtain … Continue reading

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Pain Relievers

In the sitcom M*A*S*H, the fictional surgeon Frank Burns made this profound comment: I don’t like pain…it hurts me. Thank you Dr. Burns for being a master of the obvious!  By definition, pain is indeed something that hurts us – … Continue reading

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Whose Good?

It was something I’d wrestled with for years – decades actually.  Several times every year the same issue resurfaced and I spent more time and energy dealing with it.  “Should I?  Shouldn’t I?  What are the pros and cons?  What … Continue reading

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Dead Fish

The opposite of courage is not cowardice, it is conformity.  Even a dead fish can go with the flow. (Jim Hightower) Maybe it’s because I’m the youngest of four children, or perhaps it’s my basic personality, but I’ve always been … Continue reading

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Amazing Silence

We live in an amazing age.  We have amazing technology that allows us to do amazing things.  We have amazing athletes who accomplish amazing physical fetes.  We have talent shows that feature artists with amazing voices. If we switch gears … Continue reading

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The Trumpet

I hear the sound of a mighty rushing wind And it’s closer now than its ever been I can almost hear the trumpet As Gabriel sounds the call At the midnight cry we’ll be going home. (from Midnight Cry by … Continue reading

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Meet and Greet Gratitude

“The worst they can say is, “’No.’” Such were my thoughts as I contacted the office of Steven Curtis Chapman (SCC) to ask a favor.  His 30th year in Christian music “Solo tour” was coming to town the week my … Continue reading

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