A Capsized Life?

Does it seem your life has taken an unexpected turn? Is the surprise circumstance a bit of a trial or challenge? Did someone hand you a lemon when you wanted a sweet piece of chocolate? Did you want a fresh cup of strong coffee but got warmed-over, stale, weak, brown… Continue reading

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Redeem and Secure

I had a quick movie in my head. I was on a pier where a jubilant group of people was dancing around a just-rescued drowning person. He had fallen into the sea and could not swim. The rescuer was jumping up and down like everyone else. No one was paying… Continue reading

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The Beauty, the Beast, and the Reason

The search for answers to tragedy are never ending. Whether the event is in a little Baptist church, a university campus, or streets where runners are on a marathon, the newscasts portray the heart rending events along with the a typical announcement that authorities are searching for answers. The beasts… Continue reading

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Spring Weeding — Sin Discovered

There are times when I get on a mission with a schedule, and those things begin driving the train. The last few weeks have been like that for me and led to a common revelation: I sin. The fertile ground of a garden in spring starts with nice rains and… Continue reading

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Weed Parable #3: Weeding and Nurturing

The picture was taken this morning of my maturing garden. It is typical. The tomato plant has a crop that will ripen shortly. I still tend to the plant by pruning unwanted shoots and give it occasional ground work. Around the plant there are a few common weeds that are… Continue reading

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