Good Shepherd of My Soul

If like me you are searching for quiet rest; what better place could we find than in the presence of the Good Shepherd who leads us beside still waters? I love this wonderful acapella hymn with Joni Eareckson Tada and Kristyn Getty. Our answers are never so complicated that Jesus cannot sort them out when…

Two Lost Sons

Everyone loves the parable of the prodigal son. But the story that Jesus tells is actually about two boys. One was lost in a far off city and the other lost right at home. All of us are a lot like these two but no matter which son (or daughter) you are like remember that…

Amazing Hope

First the shockingly bad news – This extended lock down has turned into something of a lock out. Churches, Long Term Care facilities and even many homes are locked out of their normal activities all over the world. But the Good news is more shocking than the bad! Jesus specializes in showing up even when…

Trust and Obey

If this week has seemed to be out of the pages of some apocalyptic novel then you are not alone. The Psalmist David when he was surrounded by dangers that made him feel as if the mountains were about to be thrown down into the sea he said; God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble….

Jesus is Praying for You!

I was broadsided by the news yesterday that the nursing home which I visited for many years lost 25 residents to Covid-19. The numbers always sound less when you hear them on the news, but when these are folks you know and love they become overwhelming. I prayed over what to include in this week’s…