Escape the Coming Night

Life can feel unpredictable these days. We feel distracted, confused and at times anxious. We don’t want to worry, but we do. As children of the one true God, we are called to faith not fear, but, we fear what the future holds and we fear that life as we know it is...

Hope

Friends, a thought for today. “…what we need to know, is not just that God exists, not just that beyond the steely brightness of the stars there is a cosmic intelligence of some kind that keeps the whole show going, but that there is a God right here in the thick of...

Finding Faith in a Foxhole

I am sure that you may have hear the quote, “There are no atheists in foxholes.” One of the explanations of the term is that in times of great fear or impending catastrophe, men and women will believe in, or hope for a “higher power” that will be merciful...

Forever

This week, I came across a famous comment by a popular comedian of the 1900’s named Groucho Marx. He quipped, “These are my principles. And you if you don’t like them… I have others.” Unfortunately, I’m sure we can all think of people that Groucho’s ‘joke’ may...

Words to build by

Have you ever lived in a house that was getting a new roof? For the last two weeks the rhythmic pounding of the roofers started each morning by 8am. On occasion an exceptionally loud bang would startle me. Today is Sunday and I am happy to be able to hear the ticking...

Why must we suffer?

As I bow my head to pray these days, I find myself praying for more and more people who are suffering. I pray for their healing and comfort, and for their families to endure. And, as I find myself adding to this list seemingly every day, and with it being the Easter...

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