Closer Than a Brother


As I promised last week, the print version has now been released. With dozens of color photographs to put faces with the stories of my friends you will be amazed at the variety of people who are considered in need of long-term care. From two to one hundred years old, my friends have come in all colors, shapes and sizes, and every one of them a special blessing!

Walking With Lambs

A man who has friends must himself be friendly,
But there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother. Proverbs 18:24 NKJV

My new book, Walking with Lambs is a story about friends and how friendships shape our lives. This week the print version came out and filled with color photographs to put faces with the names of these special people who have walked with me through thirty-five years of nursing home ministry. Today’s verse reminds us that God has a friend for us who is closer than any brother here on earth. In the middle of the muddle of 21st century life, we sometimes need to stop and remind ourselves that He alone is our closest friend. He sticks with us through hard times and sickness, through aging and isolation. There are no doors that can keep Him out nor walls that He cannot pass through. That is the…

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