Two Tires on the Stairs

The angel of the Lord encamps    around those who fear him, and delivers them. Psalm 37:4 ESV You need to know that I have never seen an angel, but I believe in them. Yet the entire concept of angels seems pretty strange to me. Why would an all powerful God who can command light into existence and who…

The Road that Leads to Home

But we had to celebrate and be glad, because this brother of yours was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found.’”  Luke 15:32 NIV My wife and I used to ride in separate vehicles on the way to church because I was leading the hymns at nursing home during the Sunday…

Our Special Muslim Friends

Last year we moved from a house along a busy city street to a planned community. We miss the hustle and bustle and choice of Latino, Asian and Italian food, but we are happy to live in a neighborhood where the people next door aren’t moving in and out every six months. We were also…

Friends

Some friends are like the city streets They find us in the throng Rushing to our emergencies Not afraid when things go wrong   Others are suburban lanes Who come to sit awhile Patiently listening to our fears Encouraging us with their smile   But a few God makes like country roads Quiet – as…

Friendship with God

Far better to be known to God and forgotten by people than to be famous with men and unheard of in Heaven. Choose your friends carefully because only one sticks closer than a brother.