A Season of Consolation

A Season of Consolation

“It just doesn’t feel like Christmas with all this going on.” I nodded as my friend shared her struggles and hurts. I understood. Reality doesn’t take a holiday. And as if the weight of our struggles wasn’t already heavy enough, in comes Christmas with all its “merry”...
A Father’s Love

A Father’s Love

Author Brennan Manning told the story of Edward Ferrell who traveled to Ireland to celebrate his Uncle Seamus’ eightieth birthday. One morning Edward and his uncle got up early to go for a walk by Lake Killarney.  As the sun rose, his uncle stopped and stared at...
A Creator’s Love

A Creator’s Love

There’s a painting on my refrigerator. You know the kind. Watercolor trees, some grass, and a few unidentifiable bright lines. My granddaughter Amelia gave it to me, and that’s what makes it precious. Just around the corner, a print by Van Gogh hangs in the...
Peace, Love, & Joy

Peace, Love, & Joy

“Peace, love, and joy are all we need to solve the world’s ills.” He spoke with thoughtfulness, conviction, and hope. The statement seemed as stereotypical as his sixties style, but I could tell he meant it. I’d just dropped off my son Daniel for...
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