Four days before the World Trade Center Bombings I was meditating on Psalm 42. Sometimes God is preparing our hearts for things we don’t even know we need. So for all of you who are fine right now, there’s no tragedy you are fighting against, no illness you are seeking to overcome, no relationship that … More When Wounded Hearts Heal
Reading with the Pastor James 3 and Psalm 56-57 As a teacher, it is hard for me to get past verse 1 of chapter 3 in the letter of James. “Let not many of you become teachers, my brothers, knowing that as such we will incur a stricter judgment.” There is a weight that any teacher … More How is it Possible to Write Without Pain?
This is actually an older piece I wrote four days before the World Trade Center murders on 9/11/01. This September marked 13 years [now 17 years] since the iconic buildings of the World Trade Center disappeared by the New York skyline and changed American culture for the foreseeable future. It would be impossible to enumerate all the … More Strange Food for a Wounded Heart