It’s been awhile since I’ve posted (Ok, a long time).   But life happens -so I’ll try to start again.  A blessing lately has been learning to pray out loud.  It’s … Continue Reading →

What the VW scandal teaches us about our faith and values

I was reading the other morning an article about the VW scandal as I ponder a lot lately what could lead to the type of decision that they made.  One … Continue Reading →

The disciples are a bunch of bozos

Apparently I started writing this back in 2014 so maybe I should publish it…. Growing up I remember watching a show called the Bozo show – on the WGN channel. … Continue Reading →

Evil and Good in the same person

There is a scene in the movie First Knight where King Arthur (played by Sean Connery) is talking with Lancelot (Richard Gere).  The words below have echoed in my mind for … Continue Reading →

Life without kids is easier – but empty

Proverbs 14:4 – Without oxen a stable stays clean,  but you need a strong ox for a large harvest. Short post this morning – but I wanted to share a “kid” … Continue Reading →

Familiar Friends – Books of the Bible

Tonight I had this strange feeling as I was looking at the list of Books of the Bible – that they we’re familiar friends.  I was helping my daughter memorize … Continue Reading →

Spiritual Parenting – Don’t Control behavior?

One of the key principles of Spiritual Parenting is the the shift from focusing on our child’s behavior to working with Holy Spirit.  Michelle Anthony, the author of the book … Continue Reading →

The Journey – Spiritual Parenting (by Michelle Anthony)

The journey with Spiritual Parenting – by Michelle Anthony – is underway for my family.  I’ve read through the book once and am re-reading it with more intensity now (especially … Continue Reading →

Why should we give God glory?

For a long time it often rubbed me the wrong way when someone would say the purpose of life is to bring glory to God.  It came off to me … Continue Reading →

Jesus and his parents

I began reading the Gospel of Luke today and was struck by how strange it must have been to be Jesus’s parents.   How strange the sequence of events that … Continue Reading →