Magic Mirror on the Wall…

Magic Mirror on the Wall…

“Magic mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all?” is a phrase that we have all heard. It’s a phrase that the evil queen speaks in the 1937 Disney film Snow White. She is seeking assurances from the magic mirror that she is the most beautiful woman in the...
Control (or the lack of)

Control (or the lack of)

There are times in my life where it seems like life itself is out of control. Many may not know it, but there are certain things in my life that I like to control. Some things I feel I am a control freak about may not seem like a big deal: the need to be in the...
I’m retired…

I’m retired…

You’ve reached that milestone called retirement. Once a far-off future event, but no more. No longer are you a slave to the time clock or paycheck. For many of us retirement means we can choose what to do, when to do it, and how. What are your plans for replacing that...
THE GOSPEL. THE POWER OF GOD.

THE GOSPEL. THE POWER OF GOD.

“For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.” –1 Corinthians 1:18 The message of the cross – the Gospel. Jesus Christ, the Son of God was born of a virgin, lived a sinless...
Young Prayers

Young Prayers

Preschool-aged children are my favorite. I know I am supposed to love all the kids equally, but I just can’t help preferring the honest and clueless 3-to-5-year-olds. They are excited to learn about almost any topic, and then will tell you about the time their brother...
Hearing God

Hearing God

I have three children–all under five years old. One aspect of growing up is learning the social skills needed to get by. One such skill that my wife and I are trying to teach our eldest is that it is rude not to reply when someone is speaking to you. Our...