Monthly Archives: October 2011

We Hear, But Do We Listen?

A Facebook friend posted a popular preacher’s link about the power of prayer to change the person who prays.  The idea is not a new one, nor is it particularly profound.  It makes sense that those who spend time talking … Continue reading

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Acceptance Trumps Rejection Every Time!

There are people at the fringes of my life who choose not to love me.  In fact, they don’t even want to to like me.  They would prefer I just go away and stay out of their lives completely and … Continue reading

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We Are All Misfits

We visited the Vineyard Church in West Palm Beach this Sunday, and were so warmly welcomed that we felt as though we had been there forever.  There is something wonderful about entering the Father’s house and discovering siblings whom we … Continue reading

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You Never Know Who That Stranger May Be

You can never know who that stranger is, until s/he is no longer a stranger.  And, what an adventure it is, to turn that stranger-status into budding friendship based on knowledge. The evening that we arrived at our campground, weary … Continue reading

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Come Home With Me Tonight

We know very little about Enoch, except that he was a man who walked with God.  One day, he simply did not return to his earthly home.  He literally disappeared into the cosmos.  Abby likes to say that, at the … Continue reading

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We Never Heard His Voice

The Book of Genesis tells us nothing about Abel, son of Adam and Eve, except that he was righteous, obedient, and murdered by his jealous and angry brother.  That does not speak well for obedience and righteousness, in human terms!  … Continue reading

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He’s Gone.

We are becoming accustomed to our short-term neighbors, those who arrive near the end of the week and remain till Sunday afternoon, enjoying a week end in the wild, with all their modern equipment. We exchange waves, and sometimes brief … Continue reading

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