“I know;” a moment’s pause and then, “we have to let them go.” My bride was responding to my wistful comment, “I miss our kids.” It was one o’clock in the afternoon and we had been driving since 5 AM. The occasion was the last day of a 30thanniversary celebration vacation in New England. It had … More Longing and Contentment
Sunday Afternoon Musings “The glory of bread is that it satisfies. The glory of living water is that it quenches thirst. We do not honor the refreshing, self-replenishing, pure water of a mountain spring by lugging buckets of water up the path to make our contributions from the ponds below. We honor the spring by … More Glorify God, but How?
Weekend Musings I so want to use this sometime in a message! It’s not their innocence, but their wide-eyed wonder and delight that Jesus has in mind when he says, “Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. 4 Whoever humbles himself like this … More Unless You Become Like Little Children … You Shall Not Enter
Friday is for Heart Songs Just for fun on a Friday. Enjoy the day. Some days are like this in the world of parenting. But they are worth it. Bring them up in the instruction of the Lord. “So, whether you eat or drink [or parent], or whatever you do, do all to the glory … More Are You a Parent of Small Children? Don’t Miss This
Wednesday is for Prayer My beautiful bride of 27 years and I are fast moving toward the land of “empty-nesters.” I hate the term. How could we ever be empty with the glorious treasures that God has given us in our children. They are such gifts, such enormous islands of light in a dark world. … More A Faith Had Been Caught, A Lord Had Been Found
[Not original. This was passed on to me. Slightly edited, I pass it on to you.] No matter what our kids and the new generation think about us, those of us born between 1930 and 1979 have a lot to be thankful for, including not having all the “stuff” that today’s under 30’s have. To … More There is a Genius Born of Boredom