The Giver: a Christian perspective

The Giver: a Christian perspective

I‘m not sure why I missed seeing the movie, The Giver, but I will try to see it soon. I remember seeing the trailer in the theater and thinking I needed to see it. Meryl Streep, Jeff Bridges and Katie Holmes seemed like a promising cast, and I remembered that...
At the perfect time, Jesus will return

At the perfect time, Jesus will return

We drove past an old cemetery in Mineral Wells, Texas, that was marked with a historic seal. That seal means some of the headstones probably date back to the Civil War or earlier. I’m fascinated by the history and all the stories represented by the headstones. In many...
Work and rest: God meant both for joy

Work and rest: God meant both for joy

If King Solomon wondered about something, we should too!  If you have been reading my blog posts for a while, you know I am a big fan of King Solomon. I’m not unaware of his weaknesses; I am just a huge fan of his wisdom.  King Solomon asked, “What gain has...
It’s time to trust God more than before

It’s time to trust God more than before

I know some people have an easier time trusting than others. I tend to be a skeptic, and it takes me a while to trust a person completely. I like almost everyone, but trust is something I tend to give carefully.  As I watch the evening news and read articles on...
A Hushed “Hosanna”

A Hushed “Hosanna”

Have our hosannas been hushed? Monday’s news headlined Tiger Woods and Game of Thrones, and the reporters had words of praise for both. Palm Sunday’s hosannas didn’t make the news, but don’t be discouraged. Maybe our hosannas are more effective when they are delivered...
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