There's a popular saying "Let go and let God." We all know it's easier said than done. Last Wednesday my youngest daughter's college was on lockdown for an active shooter. I was in the middle of teaching class and started receiving all those texts of panic and worry. I did the only thing I … [Read more...] about Lockdown!
Archives for August 2019
Have you ever been around that one person who, anytime he or she speaks, it is never, ever significant? Never important, never deep? Sometimes they even have 'diarrhea of the mouth?' Are you that type of person? I'm in Job in my daily reading. Job was in the middle of his suffering and needed … [Read more...] about Empty Nothings
27 Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid. John 14:27 … [Read more...] about Only Jesus
When we are kids growing up, we want to be accepted maybe more than anything. We want everyone to like us. We get upset when our school mates say things like, 'You're not my friend anymore.' I see it even today in my students at school. But as an adult it is not much different. Those of us … [Read more...] about Like, Love or What?
Today is my birthday. I woke up 52 years old. When we are kids, we get so excited about birthdays. I guess it's the presents and attention we hope to receive. At what age do we start not wanting to celebrate birthdays? Maybe it's not that we don't want to celebrate. Maybe it's the … [Read more...] about Just Another Day
Our minister has been preaching a sermon series on Identity. Who am I? How do I get my identity? At a recent job interview, one of the questions I was asked was, "What are three things the students you taught would say to describe you?" I answered off the cuff so to speak. But later when I … [Read more...] about Who Am I?