My prayer life is… well… it could use some improving. I recently made a video called “When Prayer Is Boring” reflecting on some of the challenges of daily prayer. During … Continue Reading Really, What Is Prayer?
Happy Easter! Happy Spring! Happy Birthday! Rise up from the tomb of gloom, Rise up from your old ways and be not afraid, Rise up to newness of life! The … Continue Reading Lovely
Do the following words from the Bible have only the prophet Isaiah as their subject? Are they prophetic words that apply to Jesus, the Christ — but to Jesus only? … Continue Reading That Means You. Advent Week Three
Looking around at the cruelty and callousness in the world, don’t you kind of wish that God would just show Himself to everyone so that human beings would straighten up … Continue Reading Come Down! Advent 1st Week
There is so much violence in the world… Why do we, human beings, seem to want to punish each other? Husbands and wives, daughters and mothers, sons and fathers, coworkers … Continue Reading Bloodthirst: Our Language of Violence
Can you comprehend the fullness of God? When we say that God is infinite and eternal, all-powerful and all-knowing, do you get it? If you answered yes, then… well, I’m … Continue Reading Grounded in Love
There are over 7 billion people living on earth right now, which fact may lead you to wonder if you – little, tiny you – really matter in the grand … Continue Reading He Knows Not How
You know you’ve asked this question before. Many have. And I am asking it now, but – well… I’d first like to start with a little thought on the wording … Continue Reading Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People?
What good news would you share with the people who will mourn your death? This is an important question to ask if you, like me, want to plan your own … Continue Reading Lasting Words: The Gospel
What Sacred Scripture do you want read at your funeral? Continuing with the divinely inspired words that I want to share with those who will grieve my death, whenever that … Continue Reading Lasting Words: Psalm 139
Sacred Scripture on Beauty and Truth…. For the first reading at my funeral (read more about that HERE) I would like these words from The Book of Wisdom proclaimed. This … Continue Reading Lasting Words: The Book of Wisdom
Last year, I had several health challenges that reminded me, yet again, of how fragile and fleeting my life is. Having been born with a rare disease and living all … Continue Reading Leaving with These Words
I left you (last week) with this thought: “Do not conform to the pattern of this world but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be … Continue Reading Scripture Quotes on the Mind
I’ve been trying to find a biblical quote to put on the wall of my bedroom. In researching passages (focusing on the heart) I decided to share a few here … Continue Reading Scripture Quotes from the Heart
Sometimes, I seriously wonder if I’m doing the right thing. Writing my life story, blogging, trying to build a social media “platform” – is this what I’m supposed to be … Continue Reading A Word of Encouragement
Saw this classic on a preview for a TV sitcom: “If God made Adam and Eve and they had Cain and Abel, then where did Cain and Abel’s wives come … Continue Reading The Atheistic Questions: Genesis