Have you noticed that there are a lot of theories and opinions about what is best for our lives? So much of the critique that we hear typically acts as the preface for the sales pitch that we are about to endure, ignore, or buy. All we want is for things to get better for … More Hope, Promises, & Us
I don’t know what it was like for you, but in our house today there was great excitement about the new beginning that is the first day of school. I would not go so far as to say that it was a celebration, but it was certainly not a downer. One the first day of … More Who do you see in the mirror?
As the earth brings forth its plants, and a garden makes its growth spring up, so will the Lord God make justice and praise spring up before all the nations. Isaiah 61:11 This morning this image struck with such power and caused me to pause. The more I think on this the more I cherish the … More Stepping forward into Hope
I would like to think that I am generally a decent person and that I don’t rub most people the wrong way. In fact, I think that is a fairly safe self assessment. Does that make me good? Maybe, but I think the more appropriate word is “nice.” I am a nice guy. Sometimes I foul up. … More Restored to Love