A Tale of Two Brothers

Younger brother was lazy and spoiled could be While the older worked hard to just earn his keep They walked different roads ending up far apart And neither could know that they broke father’s heart The youngest just partied and lived the wild life Sleeping in every morning – staying up every night While his…

All He Has is Ours!

And he said to him, ‘Son, you are always with me, and all that is mine is yours. Luke 15:31 What most of us love about the parable of the prodigal son is the love and acceptance he receives when he returns home. His father had the servants bring him the best robe, sandals and a…

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…

Who is My Family?

Some of today’s worst homelessness is not found with folks camping on the streets; though you would think so if you watched Fox News, CNN or even your own local station. Here in the USA there are 1.5 million people living in long term care institutions, who while they are not out out on the…

Letters to My Father

After my Dad passed away one of the most difficult and yet most rewarding things I had to do was going through his things. Though he was now gone it was as if I came to know my father better than I ever could on earth. Old postcards mixed with photos of family and friends…