At the Altar

But I have this against you that you have abandoned the love you had at first. Revelation 2:4 As Jesus spoke to the church in Ephesus He began by listing all the great things about them. They had been faithful, worked hard, held up under persecution and had stayed away from false teachers. Sounds like the…

The Miracle called Life

It is easy to be fearful about how many are dying of the Corona Virus around the world. But the uncomfortable truth is that no matter what we do: one day all of us will die of something. What matters most is not the form of death that awaits but how we choose to live….

24 Hours

Just 24 hours is what we have today Just 1,440 Minutes To do and speak and pray 86,400 seconds fly and never come again Our 24 hours are passing and just memories remain   The words we choose to speak will forever echo on And What we choose to do can never be undone But hope…

How Nursing Home Volunteers can respond in the Corona Crisis

I was sick and you visited me…Matthew 25 Being in the grip of public health emergency it is important to know how we as volunteers can help. Our first order of business is not to panic. Our precious friends in long term care already are dealing with serious personal medical situations as well as depression…

An Hour That Begins With Forever

Martha said to Jesus, “Lord, if you had been here, my brother would not have died.  But even now I know that whatever you ask from God, God will give you.” John 11:21-22 ESV Sometimes it seem that life gets tangled up and more complicated than we ever imagined. A fog of difficulties and disappointments rolls in around…