At the Altar

But I have this against you that you have abandoned the love you had at first. Revelation 2:4 As Jesus spoke to the church in Ephesus He began by listing all the great things about them. They had been faithful, worked hard, held up under persecution and had stayed away from false teachers. Sounds like the…

Honoring Mom

“Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandment with a promise), Ephesians 6:2 ESV My mom was smart, beautiful and a successful novelist, but she also battled with the unseen enemy of mental illness so writing about her has not been easy. Those who have never lived with someone with their own version…

In Remembrance

For I received from the Lord what I also delivered to you; that the Lord Jesus on the night when He was betrayed took bread and when He had given thanks He broke it and said, “This is my body which is for you. Do this in remembrance of me.           …

What the World Needs Now Is Love Sweet Love!

 A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another.  John 13:34 ESV Some years ago I worked trimming trees on a large estate in Katonah, New York. Since the work we did was usually done in the winter, it was a special…

The Good You Can Do

…Do all the good you can. By all the means you can. In all the ways you can. In all the places you can. At all the times you can. To all the people you can. As long as ever you can. John Wesley In a time when even visiting someone in the hospital or…