Month: January 2021


Do You Want to Change Course?  

“…my feet had almost stumbled, my steps had nearly slipped.” Ps. 73:2 (ESV)  I feel like a lot of us are walking into a log across our path, or maybe on quick sand.  The Psalmist Asaph writes like someone living today, with unrest and chaos, confusion and division. Everywhere we look there is something to […]

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Don’t Touch

“Uh, uh, uh,” I hear the warning in three short grunts. I turn quickly to find out what my not-quite-two-year-old grandson is doing.  My quickness is due first to fear for his safety and secondly for the life of whatever he might be holding in those chubby little fingers. But touching what a baby should […]

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A Time For Renewal

Another year has passed. No wait a minute, I hear you say, not just any year. 2020 is behind us. But like a nightmare that drags its headache into the day, we feel its shadow as 2021 begins…It is good to be at a place where we cannot. It is there we find God can. Read the full […]

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When You Struggle to Understand, Reach for the Light

Dad always wanted lots of light for reading in our old farmhouse. There were never enough and they were never bright enough. I remember well his hand, freckled with age spots as he settled into his old blue recliner. He reached up to the floor lamp and turned the little black switch. It flooded brightness […]

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