Days of Sweet Promise

Days of Sweet Promise

Would you consider the days we are living in right now to be tumultuous? I would. And Jesus’ disciples most certainly would have considered their days to be chaotic! I think they all would have been most grateful to be able to return to Jesus’ final words as recorded...
1+2+3 = not enough yet

1+2+3 = not enough yet

Three blind mice explore an elephant: One, on the elephant’s ear, described the animal as being floppy, like a sheet swaying in the wind, sometimes gently, sometimes with great violence. A second, exploring the trunk, described the elephant as a great long tube,...
The promise of the seasons

The promise of the seasons

These days, at least in southeastern Virginia, nature has been putting on the annual color extravaganza with leaves flashing out from their varied shades of green into stunning reds, oranges, yellows, ochres, rusts, and burgundies. It never gets old, this glorious...
…and the soul felt its worth

…and the soul felt its worth

You’d think it wouldn’t be so. You’d think we’d have found a way to fix it by now. You’d think modern technology would have created a platform or an app or an interface, or whatever geeks call it. You’d think today’s science, all these years after successfully getting...
Life Disrupted

Life Disrupted

To buffer ourselves against life’s emergencies, we all make hefty prepayments to companies ‘offering’ insurance policies which, we hope and pray, we’ll never be in a situation to use (it should be added that these companies also hope and pray we’ll never make a...