Green Pastures

In the middle of struggles or temptation did you ever just wish things would quiet down and that life was simple and easy? I sure have. Then as I was reading through the 23rd psalm yesterday I came to the part about the dark valley. Oh I hate dark places in general and especially if…

Our Good Shepherd

After a weekend more terrible I cannot recall except for in time of war these words from the twenty third psalm gave me hope and comfort. I pray they will for you as well. In the presence of death He remains the Good Shepherd At a time of great sorrows only He can comfort When…

No Smoking!

When I was a kid I remember how my parents laid down the law about the evils of smoking early and often. The only problem with their argument was that I knew there was a carton of Camels in the kitchen drawer which I began snitching on Saturdays when I was about 11. Those pesky…

Is He Calling Your Name?

The waiting room is noisy and crowded. People are trying different ways to not look stressed. Some are reading, some texting a friend while others simply sit quietly. But if we were honest all of us are straining to hear only one thing and that is for our own name to be called. But we…

Abundant Life

In an abortion first it is necessary to deny a child’s existence and then to deny it life. In preparation for Easter may we spend time to mourn our loss as a nation for the many who will never try on little shoes or buy an Easter dress. But our Good Shepherd knows each one…