News Archive for 2015


March 24, 2015

 The knock on the hotel room door signals your room service order has arrived. You asked for a hamburger. On the tray you see myriad little bottles and packets: there’s salt, pepper, ketchup, mustard, relish, tomatoes, onions – all just in case you want them on your burger. The chef...

March 16, 2015

Standing waist deep in the ocean for the first time you very quickly have to deal with the regular waves that roll in. Instinct tells you to root your feet firmly in the sand on the bottom and fight against the wave as it tries to lift you. Soon you...

March 11, 2015

 Usually we think of worship as some kind of religious thing. Something you do on Sunday or other holy days. In reality, worship is simply giving someone or something great worth or value and devoting yourself to it. Well, if that’s the case can you imagine how many other things...

February 17, 2015

 Perhaps on one of your trips on an airplane, you looked out the window at the mountains passing beneath you. From up there they look innocent and not nearly as impassable as when you are standing at the foot of them trying to figure out how to get over them....

February 9, 2015

 It’s entirely possible that last week you encountered some experience that was a surprise to you. Someone said something you didn’t expect; you came home to an unexpected situation; you fell and broke your arm; someone you love was diagnosed with illness; you got a performance review you didn’t expect...

February 2, 2015

 It’s amazing what a thumbprint can tell you. The forensic science TV shows tell us they can pinpoint the very identity of a person based upon a thumbprint – unless they have been smeared or wiped off. It’s an amazingly powerful imprint. It’s unique and it always points back to...

January 22, 2015

 Have you noticed how when someone tells you a story you listen with rapt attention? You want to know. You want the details. You want to see how it ends. And you identify with the people. It draws you in. Some folks make a point of saying that the Bible...

January 11, 2015

 It seems we always live on the edge of our resources. Have you noticed that? On the edge of what we can afford financially; on the edge of what we can fit into our time; on the edge of what we can handle emotionally; on the edge of what amount...