Rejoicing Together Again

Will you not revive us again, that your people may rejoice in you? Psalm 85:6 ESV During the pandemic many of us began to get just a small taste of the loneliness that those living in long term care face daily. During the height of the lockdowns people rarely left home and when forced to go out, thereContinue reading “Rejoicing Together Again”

Tree Paint, Masks and Thoughtfulness

And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’ The second is this: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.” Mark 12:31-32 ESV When I was a young man I worked as a tree surgeon for many years. We tree climbers were a unique breed whoContinue reading “Tree Paint, Masks and Thoughtfulness”

Through the Great Waters

The closing of the door to nursing home ministry during Covid reminds me of this verse. 14 months ago the doors closed to in person visitation and frankly I was unwilling to continue putting myself and others at risk. Then came long uncertain and often confusing months of terrifying statistics and our world shut downContinue reading “Through the Great Waters”