Monthly Archives: July 2016

It is good…

It is good to praise the Lord and make music to your name, O Most High, proclaiming your love in the morning and your faithfulness at night,  to the music of the ten-stringed lyre and the melody of the harp. Psalm 92:1-3 As … Continue reading

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John 10:11

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As Time Goes By

The other day my oldest daughter sent me a text saying that she could get a ticket to go and see Donald Trump in Davenport, Iowa, asking if I thought she should go. Erin is our family’s resident Trump fan, … Continue reading

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Stand Up

It is popular in our day and age to stand up for what you believe.  People stand up for all kinds of things from animal rights to going green, from progressive social causes to free speech… In all of this … Continue reading

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Who is Sacred, Who is Not

How would you approach such a quandary as a Christian? Would you approach it as a legalist and say that a person is sacred if they have behaved themselves and done certain other things that make them “cool” in the … Continue reading

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Strife and Peace

Where there is strife, there is pride, but wisdom is found in those who take advice. Proverbs 13:10 Have you ever known someone who is always involved in controversy, arguments and disputes? Have you ever wondered why they have so … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: July 27, 2016

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I Don’t Know What to Say!

There are times in life when we simply don’t know what to say. Suppose the phone rings in the wee hours of the morning, waking you from a deep sleep. If you are anything like me, your first thought, upon … Continue reading

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Naked Ladies

No, I didn’t use this title so you would look… but I guess you did. Actually, that’s what these flowers are called. OK, technically, they are called Amaryllis belladonna, but I think the common name is easier to remember for … Continue reading

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Relationship 301, part 2

Yesterday, we took a look at Ephesians 5 and Paul’s instructions to husbands and wives. Today I thought it might be fun to take another look, but from a “here and now” perspective. If you were going to give advice … Continue reading

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