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Family Friday: Trains Are Made for Meditation

Family Friday: Trains Are Made for Meditation

Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things. (Philippians 4:8) There is an expression, “Stop the world, I want to get off.” And there is a song […]

Purging My Shelves

Purging My Shelves

By the rivers of Babylon — there we sat down and there we wept when we remembered Zion. On the willows there we hung up our harps. For there our captors asked us for songs, and our tormentors asked for mirth, saying, “Sing us one of the songs of Zion!” How could we sing the Lord’s […]

Grounded

Grounded

But as for you, continue in what you have learned and firmly believed, knowing from whom you learned it… (2 Timothy 3:14, NRSV) Gramps was my mild-mannered maternal grandfather. He died while I was in seminary and I had the great privilege of eulogizing him at his memorial service. I will never forget standing under […]

April 2

April 2

“Then God said (to Moses), “Come no closer! Remove the sandals from your feet, for the place on which you are standing is holy ground.” (Exodus 3:5) This morning, I received a FaceTime call from my daughter because our granddaughter insisted on calling her Nana. So, bless my daughter, she called me. The first words […]