Carry One Another’s Burdens

Let’s say it.  Let’s just be honest.  Life sucks sometimes.  Can I hear an Amen! The expectations we place on others and on ourselves leave much to be desired.  And perhaps the reason for our bad attitude.  Unmet hopes can often leave us angry and bitter if not placed in the proper perspective. And what is […]

Do I know you?

Early in my marriage, Jackie and I took a trip to Costa Rica. In preparation for the trip, we read books, reviewed maps and talked to people who had traveled there previously. One of the things we heard repeatedly was that Costa Rican merchants would accept American dollars and everybody spoke English. These things were […]

Cheers for God

Cheers for God! We celebrated communion, at church, last Sunday. Our family always takes communion together. This day was different.  Jordan and I partook by ourselves. Communion can be a solemn event sometimes. And there is a purpose for that.  The shedding of blood for the atonement of our sins puts humanity into its proper […]