Lighten Up!
January 19th, 2021
I recall an often-used quote by an old friend of mine that says, “If you love Jesus, why don’t you tell your face about it?” Ah, the wisdom of us older adults, right?...  Read More
I Yam Who I Yam
January 18th, 2021
Popeye wasn’t the first to speak these words! It was Paul! Once a persecutor of Christians, Paul had become one of them. Once a skeptic of all things Christian, he became a believer....  Read More
Can't Sleep!
January 17th, 2021
Sometimes when I toss and turn, I think perhaps it’s the Holy Spirit who is nudging me awake. I can feel unsettled staring alone into the dark, and it may take a while to focus on his invitation. Fin...  Read More
Special Delivery
January 16th, 2021
All of us have experienced dark moments. And we all share the human condition of living in a dark world. But all Christians share the belief that our gracious God provides the most special delivery, b...  Read More
When the Sun Doesn't Shine
January 15th, 2021
No doubt you have experienced a time when the sun didn’t shine for several days or even weeks. It causes us to be dreary and negative and complaining that we haven’t seen the sunshine. But if we have ...  Read More
Spreading His Fragrance
January 14th, 2021
When I entered Jeannie’s house, I was met by the sweet aroma of cinnamon. I wasn’t sure if she had baked muffins or was burning a candle. Regardless, my friend had prepared a welcoming and pleasant at...  Read More
You're in Good Hands
January 13th, 2021
We all hope and pray that 2021 will be a better year. This past year was filled with dread and despair, as the pandemic disrupted our lives and brought many changes and challenges to our nation and wo...  Read More
Son Light
January 12th, 2021
We live in the Pacific Northwest. In January, we are ready for light! Sunlight! Can you relate? How wonderful that the Epiphany Season coincides with what can be cloudy, dreary days....  Read More
Promised Light
January 11th, 2021
Rainbows form when light enters a water droplet, slows down and bends as it goes from air to denser water. The light reflects off the droplet, separating into a spectrum of colors. God’s scientific fo...  Read More
Communicating Lights
January 10th, 2021
As a child growing up in Indiana, I delighted in catching lightning bugs during the hot, humid summer months. Borrowing a glass jar from my mom’s canning cellar, poking holes in the lid with an ice pi...  Read More
God is Light
January 9th, 2021
How do you feel when the lights go out and you have to find your way to a flashlight or a candle? The older we get the scarier it gets, knowing there is a good chance we may stumble in the darkness al...  Read More
January 8th, 2021
The season of the church year between Christmas and Lent is called Epiphany, a name that means to make known or reveal. During this season we celebrate Jesus’ transfiguration, an event in which his di...  Read More