“Remember, the two-legged and the four-legged are made by the same creator. We are relatives.” -Cloud Dancing (from Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman) “No creature is undeserving of love. God reminds us of that.” –Today’s Gift from Hazelden It had been a long week. For various reasons, I was feeling especially lonely and disconnected. That’s kind … More Cat and Mouse
It’s Okay to Cry and Laugh.
A reminder for when we are lonely… He Never Leaves Us.
My favorite movie of all time is Cecil B. DeMille’s version of The Ten Commandments (1956). Specifically, my favorite part of this movie is the scene where Moses parts the Red Sea. I still get chills when I watch this scene. I think I know it by heart. Moses (Charlton Heston) extends his staff over … More Behold His Mighty Hand! It’s Just What We Do
“I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ.” ― Mahatma Gandhi This is Holy Week. For many Christians, it is a time of reflection and solemness about the amazing sacrifice that Jesus paid for our sins. I will make it personal, since I know all of … More Jesus Loves Me…Oh Yes He Does
My thoughts about The Bible miniseries. Thoughts on ‘The Bible’.
A blog post from the Willow Chicago blog. Enjoy! Faith … and a Little Olive Oil.
“We have different gifts, according to the grace given to each of us. If your gift is prophesying, then prophesy in accordance with your faith; if it is serving, then serve; if it is teaching, then teach; if it is to encourage, then give encouragement; if it is giving, then give generously; if it is to lead,do it diligently; if it is … More My Gift of Compassion
The Lord will guide you continually, giving you water when you are dry and restoring your strength. You will be like a well-watered garden, like an ever-flowing spring. -Isaiah 58:11 (NLT) Yesterday, I posted the interview that Mary Akers of r.kv.ry Literary Journal did with me about my last essay, The Shrink Who Killed Gazoo. … More Lessons in Farming or Life?
It is relatively impossible for me to talk about hope without talking about spirituality. Because in my opinion, if there is no faith source, how can there be genuine hope? What is there to have hope in? If everything that surrounds me that I can experience with my five senses has failed me, it is … More There is No Shame in Hope