We easily act neighborly to those we enjoy. Jesus wants us to treat everyone He brings into our life as a neighbor, even the difficult neighbors.
Many married years ago, I made an atypical Thanksgiving list – not about what to buy for the meal, but about my heart. It was the best list I ever made.Read more
Your presence, Lord, surrounds & shields me far better than any wood stove shields its dancing fire. Increase my faith. Teach me to move like the fire.Read more
King David knew that -sleeping or waking – God alone kept him safe. How about you? How about me? When awake, do we relax “as if asleep”? (See Psalms 4:8.)Read more
I never thought to honor my mother. I had my reasons. But now, 40 years after her death, I see God’s words, “Honor your mother” and I wonder how to do it.Read more
I’ve rather hoped to avoid meeting mom in heaven. But eventually you’re bound to meet everybody. Including my mom. So what happens when we meet? What do we do with all the issues the two of us never addressed?Read more
Ninety-eight and a half, a week away from eternity, and no interest in Jesus. He didn’t know he was about to make a last minute entrance into paradise.Read more