Not Even a Thread or a Sandal Strap

Refusing to take a thread or a sandal strap. Abram was an honest man. Sometimes. And sometimes? Not so much. This story of Abraham’s honesty in “not even a thread or a sandal strap” is right between two instances of dishonesty. Those instances were the times Abram feared for his life, so he didn’t tell the whole truth. Is honesty the best policy? When Abram and Sarai traveled to Egypt, he asked his wife to … Read more

Growing Old – and What to do About It

Choosing the journey in growing old. Let’s face it, we either grow old or we die young. What other alternatives are there to growing old?! There are, however, things we can do to help us (and others) on this journey. We get to choose how we journey this path. Nobody forces us to be in a certain camp of growing old. It’s our choice! I’m a senior citizen – and by some standards, I’ve been … Read more

Responding to COVID-19

Viral Fear There are so many media sources giving statistics and things to do and not do during this “pandemic.” With many sources giving misinformation (either intentionally or unintentionally), what’s a person to do? How do we respond when we feel our stomachs tightening, our heart rates increasing, and our fear mounting? How should we respond to COVID-19? What Jesus said in responding to COVID-19 What would Jesus say to us?  He would say the … Read more

The Promise of a Butterfly – and Spring

The hidden promise. The promise. She remembered the time as if it were yesterday. When she saw a butterfly, it came back to her. She remembered. It had been a dreary week, the winter she turned five. While she knew her father was not well that March, she didn’t think he would die. But he did. Family and friends came and stayed. The body was brought into their home through the living room window, because … Read more

Hosea – a Type of Christ

Hosea a type of Christ

Hosea a type of Christ What does it mean to be a Type of Christ? Join me on this journey and allow the  Bible to come alive to you. Throughout scripture, there are many types of Christ. Some of those types are people who walked this earth thousands of years before us. The events in their lives pointed forward to the new covenant and to Jesus Christ. You don’t need to know these things to … Read more