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 […]

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 […]

On Cultivating a Little Life

“Now the range of our possible sufferings is determined by the largeness and nobility of our aims.  It is possible to evade a multitude of sorrows by the cultivation of an insignificant life.  Indeed, if it be a man’s ambition to avoid the troubles of life, the receipt is perfectly simple–let him shed his ambitions […]