Early in the Morning

And Abraham got up early in the morning to the place where he stood before the Lord: Genesis 19:27 Often when we think of early morning prayer times, a picture of a hot cup of coffee and a Bible in your hand comes to mind. But Abraham had a different idea. He went outside and found…

Father’s Day at Nursing Home

“Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandment with a promise), Ephesians 6:2 We didn’t see as much turnout for Fathers that we did for Mother’s day but it was still a wonderful time. For some folks, honoring dad on Father’s day is sharing a good steak he cooks on the grill. For…

Thanks Dad!

At a press conference when he was still the mayor of New York , Rudy Giuliani was asked how hard it was being both the mayor and a father. His reply began ” Being mayor is easy…” I am so thankful to God for my Dad and I am still amazed at how easy he…

The Prodigal Father

Prodigal- spending resources wastefully or recklessly. This Father’s Day I can really identify with the father in the prodigal son story. It is not that I have been always loving with our own two sons but rather I would have loved it if they could have just gotten along for more than 10 minutes! The…

Sitting Next to Dad

Growing up in a home without my father was sometimes confusing and lonely. Two stepfathers came and went but neither knew my heart or were able to help me feel like I really belonged anywhere. Then when I was 15 years old I met my real father. He didn’t know me either but he committed…