Casting Call

Our son Asher turned four years old at the end of December, and he has firmly reached a new stage.  It’s the “I want it and I want it now” stage.  I have been warned this stage never really go away, that it will simply take on new and different forms for the next 20 … Continue reading Casting Call


Forgiveness: It’s Complicated

As Matthew chapter 18 moves along, the topic turns to forgiveness. We find Jesus laying out for his disciples a blueprint for what they are to do when they have a complaint against another person. Jesus instructs them first and foremost to go directly to the person with whom they have the issue. If the … Continue reading Forgiveness: It’s Complicated

Marching to the Beat of a Different Drummer

Scripture Reading:  Isaiah 11:1-10, The Peaceful Kingdom A shoot will grow up from the stump of Jesse; a branch will sprout from his roots. The Lord’s spirit will rest upon him, a spirit of wisdom and understanding, a spirit of planning and strength, a spirit of knowledge and awe of the Lord. He will delight in the … Continue reading Marching to the Beat of a Different Drummer