This week is Passion Week. Many this week will follow Jesus in the scriptures, on his path to Golgotha. Feeling Judas’ betrayal. Hearing the screaming mob. Watching the judging, the beating, the scattered friends and disciples, the suicide of the betrayer. Witnessing the tears of the fearful friend. How shocking it was to those who … More The Remedy
It has been quite a while since I posted here. For those who have followed my journey this past year and a half, I just want to say thank you for your prayers and I am doing quite well! … Last evening I had dinner with friends. After dinner, the guest of honor played a CD of … More Ahead Of Your Time
Still talking about love! God’s intention, at least part of the end game of God’s love perfected in us, is that we give it out. Like he does. Nothing that I say on this blog should be contrued as “God’s love ends with me.” God loves me as much as he does anyone else; of … More Nice Jewish Boy
“The sun will come out, tomorrow! Betcha bottom dollar that tomorrow, there’ll be sun!” Most of us remember Little Orphan Annie’s delightful performance of this song in the titular musical. Even though this little actress, Aileen Quinn, knew the outcome of the whole story, she was certainly “in the moment” when she sang this proclamation. … More I Love Ya, Tomorrow!
Those who regularly follow my blog probably sense that I prefer to write about God’s character than I do about my — or our — lack. But sometimes my own glaring lack of godliness becomes too much to overlook, and this week I’ve noticed a “showering with my socks on” kind of discomfort that eventually … More Heart Gardening
I had just come from Write! Canada, the annual conference put on by The Word Guild, an association of Canadian writers and editors who are Christian. It was a highlight of my year for many reasons, one of which was the morning worship time. My favorite song that year — the one that wouldn’t leave … More To be like Jesus?
(Caveat: You will notice that some of what you read will look doctrinally sketchy. I write it that way on purpose, simply to jar our thinking, just a bit.) I love to hear about God’s mercy. Never tire of it, in fact, because God’s mercy and grace is my hope of everything good. How we … More Giving What You Want To Get