Always Welcome

Most of the time, I am just fine.  Perfectly contented.  Happy right where I am.  But ever so often, I find myself struggling with loneliness which leads to self-pity.  A couple of weeks ago, that is exactly where I was.  Sundays are the worse.  There’s something about going to church alone, then leaving alone.  I … More Always Welcome

Missing Christmas?

This was orignally posted in December 2016, but I thought it was worth reading again.  Remember, this is from 2 years ago, so it wasn’t this past Sunday’s sermon (Dec 2018) that I refer to. With all the hustle and bustle, the lights, the gifts, the busyness of the season, it is so easy to … More Missing Christmas?

Missing Christmas?

With all the hustle and bustle, the lights, the gifts, the busyness of the season, it is so easy to actually miss Christmas.  Of course, I know the day will come and it will go, but will we even notice it’s Christmas? Santa has taken over the day.  Now don’t get me wrong, I love … More Missing Christmas?

Some Musings

“Love first. Ask questions later.”  This is the premise of Preemptive Love, an organization founded by Jeremy Courtney and his wife.  Their mission is to secure surgery for children in Iraq that are suffering from life-threatening heart conditions.  At the beginning, they had to send the children out of the country for these surgeries, but … More Some Musings

Surviving A Loss

Events of the past 10 days or so have resurrected some feelings inside of me that have been dormant for a while. A member of what I consider extended family had to say so long to his wife of 64 years this past week after a tough time of much sickness.  It was hard to … More Surviving A Loss