I write because it makes me smile. I read because it makes me think.

Tag: Jesus

Above the storm

In all times

Can all your worries add a single moment to your life? Matthew 6:27 NIV Jesus wept, but he laughed, too. He went to parties. Visited with family. Saw the humor in the mundane. Welcomed friends. Understood the value of storytelling as an art form. Engaged his audience. Jesus’ life was filled with people of all kinds…. Read More ›

He arose

Easter Sunday

He saved us, not because of righteous things we had done, but because of his mercy. He saved us through the washing of rebirth and renewal by the Holy Spirit. Titus 3:5 (NIV) We have a long way to go if we want to “prove” God loves us. There is no formula for belief. It is… Read More ›

Peace Lily

I Believe

We are beginning the season of Lent and will soon celebrate Easter. Every year about this time television (mostly cable) runs programming about the “truth” of the resurrection, how much of the Bible is verifiable, whether Judas was a betrayer or following the will of the Most High God. Did Jesus really die and then… Read More ›

Mother and Child

The Manger – 21st Poem of Christmas

  There He lay in a trough where animals took food. His place of rest could hardly be described as the best, Emptied for use as a crib for this inexplicable little babe. Merciful and mighty? You would never know it. And why should you? He is born in a stable Not in the gilded… Read More ›

Happy Easter

Happy Easter

But I will restore you to health and heal your wounds. ~ Jeremiah 30:17 In what ways are you wounded? Is it physical hurt? Mental? Emotional? Rejection? Fear? Neglect? Stubborn disregard for others? Hate? Jealousy? Greed? All of the above? We all have been wounded. We aren’t required to carry those wounds forever. If we’re… Read More ›

Beautiful Outlaw

Beautiful Outlaw

Was Jesus Playful, Disruptive, Extravagant? Read On Have you ever wondered what Jesus was like? Not the Jesus nailed to the cross, but the living, breathing, human Jesus, the man who spent 33 years living as we live. In his book “Beautiful Outlaw: Experiencing the Playful, Disruptive, Extravagant Personality of Jesus,” author John Eldredge takes… Read More ›

%d bloggers like this: