Say yes to your life

“To my young friends out there: Life can be great, but not when you can’t see it. So, open your eyes to life: to see it in the vivid colors that God gave us as a precious gift to His children, to enjoy life to the fullest, and to make it count. Say yes toContinue reading “Say yes to your life”

Rethinking Church

Feelings of isolation are causing problems for many during the global pandemic we are living through.  For many, what has made this especially painful is the suspension of large, in-person gatherings in churches. Yes, it is true that scripture tells us to gather together. “19 Again I say unto you, That if two of youContinue reading “Rethinking Church”

In Celebration of the first night of Hanukkah

   “Just as Hanukkah candles are lighted one by one from a single flame, so the tale of the miracle is passed from one man to another, from one house to another, and to the whole House of Israel throughout the generations.”   – Judah Leon Magnes

A thought for the first Sunday of Advent

  “Advent is a season of wise women and men following the example of Jesus and thereby constructing a spiritual life on solid principles.” –– Robert F. Morneau, Fathoming Bethlehem

When God Calls

  Today I am reposting an oldie but goodie from May 21, 2013. When God Calls Don’t Hang Up I spent many years wrestling with what it meant to be called by God.  What seemed like the obvious step of entering the “professional” ministry did not work for me.  I was young, naïve and wantedContinue reading “When God Calls”

Election Day

“Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.” —Abraham Lincoln This is election day in the United  States.  Apparently i missed scheduling anything for today.  So I found myself searching for a quote or even words I could say.  It didn’t take long to find this bit of wisdom fromContinue reading “Election Day”

Don’t wait till you die to rest in peace

Rest in peace is a phrase we usually hear when someone has died.  But we don’t have to die to rest in peace. We can rest in the peace of God right here and right now.  Yes, right smack dab in the chaos and turmoil of the world around us. All we have to doContinue reading “Don’t wait till you die to rest in peace”