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Dreams: From Lifeless to Living

Dreams are fascinating. They reveal to us our subconscious . . . and while I’m not an analyzer of dreams, I do think many (maybe not all) can be revealing if we meditate and pray about their meaning. Warning - the following might not make ...

Shaking the Polaroid is No Longer a Thing

Back in the dark ages, the ‘70s, Polaroid cameras became very popular ways to capture images. ​It was during this time when a new process of developing film was introduced, dry development. Light was used to develop the film. In 1972, the ...
Who Gets the Last Word?

Who Gets the Last Word?

It is human nature to like or enjoy getting the last word. We’ve been heavily influenced by media and romanticism that whether or not it is through texting, phone calls, or face to face arguments, getting the last word can be advantageous to ...

Sometimes the End of the Story is Just the Beginning

When our kids were young story-time followed by prayers was a normal bedtime routine. At first it was easy . . . just think up some crazy plot line, tell the story, and then everyone could end their day in a fun, positive way. However as they ...

New Devotions for Lenten Series Start Today!

The last time Scott and I had the opportunity to do a road trip together we realized we had forgotten how much joy we gather from driving with one another for long distances. Truth: We both despise one another’s driving. He thinks I don’t pay ...
BLOG- Travels From The Holy Land 2019

BLOG- Travels From The Holy Land 2019

1/16/19 Happy Wednesday! Yesterday 22 others and I boarded the plane for JFK and at midnight boarded the flight for Tel Aviv. While in the Holy Land I'll be keeping a combination of written and video blog. You can find those on the theWest ...
VLOG- Travels From The Holy Land 2019

VLOG- Travels From The Holy Land 2019

1/21/19 Happy Monday From Pan 1/20/19 1/18/19 Western Wall Garden of Gethsemane Teaching Steps   1/17/19 Shepherd's Fields Holocaust Museum Walk of ...

That Which We Are Able to See

On our Uganda trip in October of 2017 we stayed in a new hotel in the village of Pakwach. Apparently it was REALLLLLLLY new, because they were still trying to work out a few kinks with the locks on their doors. A gentleman on the trip, Sheldon ...

Communion and Chewing Gum

Can you have the sacrament of Holy Communion if you chew gum in worship? Recently there was an article in The Charlotte Observer about a young person who was denied communion in the church of his/her faith tradition. There was great debate ...

Bursting Through The Hurdles, No Matter What

In a 110 meters hurdles event at the Chinese University Games a hurdler took a whole new approach to the race. Straight from the start he failed to clear the first hurdle and clipped the top of it. When he tried to clear the second hurdle, it ...

The One Thing that is Unbreakable

We don’t have a lot of things in our society today that are unbreakable. I’ve heard (but have no idea if it is true) that there is a patent for a type of rubber that tires can be made of that won’t wear out . . . but that it isn’t used because ...

You Can’t Buy Grace

You can't buy grace. Father Richard Rohr writes, "The experience of forgiveness or mercy is the experience of a magnanimous God who loves out of total gratuitousness. There is no tit for tat. Grace isn't for sale." We can't buy God's ...



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