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Promises

Promises

When the bow is in the clouds, I will see it and remember the everlasting covenant between God and every living creature of all flesh that is on the earth. (Genesis 9:16, NRSV) The first thing that Thomas Cook did after realizing that he had won the $22 million dollar jackpot from the Wisconsin Lottery […]

Family Friday: The Rainbow Connection

Family Friday: The Rainbow Connection

So God said to Noah, “That rainbow is a sign. It is the sign of the agreement that I made with all living things on earth.” Genesis 9:17 (International Children’s Bible) For weeks, I have been thinking about rainbows. I honestly don’t know why. Ms. Lois and I haven’t taught the Noah’s Ark lesson, nor […]

Family Friday: The Abundance of Mothers

Family Friday: The Abundance of Mothers

“As a mother comforts her child, so will I comfort you.”  Isaiah 66:13 When the calendar turns to May, I think of my mother and her best friend since boarding school days, who I fondly call Aunt Dale. Their birthdays are a week apart, around Mother’s Day. My own mother passed away nine years ago, […]

Family Edition: Good-Bad Friday?

Family Edition: Good-Bad Friday?

“For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him may not perish but may have eternal life.” John 3:16 NRSV Today is Good Friday, which I will forever associate with the Good Friday Vacation Bible School at the church I previously served. Each year, children […]