In a Different Light

In a Different Light
After I wrote my last blog, I started thinking about how that dog made me want to rescue him. I thought how helpless and hungry he looked. Then I started wondering why I don’t feel the same way about homeless beggars….. Everyone has seen that guy or girl, holding a sign and begging for money. ...

Everything New

Everything New
I’m tired. I’m tired of seeing bad things happen. And I bet that I’m not the only one. Anyone who has a tv or a computer knows that bad things happen. It’s all over the news: a shooting here, a┬ádisaster there. I think sometimes we become numb to bad news. It’s so commonplace that I ...

Birthday Inventory 2

Birthday Inventory
I’ve come up on another birthday, and it’s time to take inventory. I think back at things I wanted to accomplish as a teenager going into college. I can’t remember much. I do, however, remember a few goals. I wanted to make a lot of money. I wanted an exciting career. I wanted a big ...

No Sheep Left Behind 2

No Sheep Left Behind
My church is currently in the middle of a series called “Kingdom Come”. As part of that series, families are required to read certain Bible passages and to reflect on them. A few nights ago, my family read Luke 15; 1-7, the parable about┬áthe lost sheep: All the tax collectors and sinners came to listen ...