A Little Help from a Friend

A Little Help from a Friend

A frog becomes a prince, Cinderella becomes the belle of the ball, an ugly duckling becomes a beautiful swan, the underdog comes out on top, an orphaned, Jewish girl in a foreign land becomes the Queen of Persia, a hillbilly family from the Ozarks moves to Beverly...
Will it be noisy?

Will it be noisy?

Human beings love to be wowed, to be awestruck, to be rendered speechless, to be overcome by magnitude, precision, dexterity, creativity, sportsmanship, as in a fireworks display, a finely built piece of machinery, artisanship, athleticism, musicianship, wordsmithing....
To run, to stretch, to laugh

To run, to stretch, to laugh

And on that day when my strength is failing The end draws near and my time has come Still my soul will sing your praise unending 10,000 years and then forevermore. From ‘10,000 Reasons’ by Matt Redman For children of my era, miracles happened on a daily basis. We...
We can do this

We can do this

We are, indeed, a peculiar people. We take smug, devilish delight in creating stereotypes of all sorts of persons in positions of authority, typically casting them in gloom, if not some level of horror: the Boss, always demanding, but with a condescending smile; the...
A Look in the Mirror

A Look in the Mirror

A Christian ministry is looking for applicants for a newly-created position within their organization. I checked out what they were looking for and was surprised at what I found listed there. The typical stuff was not there, like educational background, formal...