Getting Back in the Boat With Jesus

And when they got into the boat, the wind ceased. Matthew 14:32 NKJV This seemingly insignificant verse from Matthew’s gospel held a promise for me that I had overlooked till I desperately needed it. My mother was just 62 when she died of breast cancer and her passing left me feeling like I had been…

Waving Goodbye

In him was life, and the life was the light of men.  John 1:4 As this week of the 47th March for Life in Washington I have been thinking a lot about what it means to be pro-life. Of course as a nursing home chaplain my perspective is skewed towards the end of life side of…

People are a Loan Not a Gift

The earth is the Lord’s, and all its fullness,                                                                                        The world and…

Never Be Afraid!

They say that the bee sees the colors of the flower as if they were the lights on a landing strip. She sees the pattern and lines up her flight path to directly intersect with the center of the bloom where the nectar can be found. In the same way  the promises that God gives…

Saying Good-Bye For Now

Our friend, Quina passed away so quickly on Friday that we were saying that the angels must have had to hurry to prepare a place at the table next to Jesus. Quina was born in Brazil and came to the U.S. with her family about 20 years ago. Her life while simple and not without its…