“And wait in expectation.”

“In the morning, O Lord, you hear my voice.In the morning, I lay my requests before you, Lord, and wait in expectation.” We all have situations we care about that we cannot care for. Our hearts break as this friend shares about a family crisis and that friend shares about a personal struggle and the […]

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A needed break.

Jesus needed a break. He had been teaching, thoughtfully skillfully. He had been taking on the powers of darkness. He was preparing his followers for his death, getting them ready for what they were going to watch. For Jesus each day was full of resistance. There was the intentional resistance from those in power. There […]

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Failed church-wrecker.

The sentence jumped off the page: “But Saul began to destroy the church.” People left Jerusalem to avoid arrest, though not to be silent. Philip went to Samaria (home of the Samaritans). He talked about Jesus. People responded and Peter and John went from Jerusalem to Samaria to find out what was happening and to […]

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I wait in expectation.

“In the morning, O Lord, you hear my voice.In the morning, I lay my requests before you, Lord, and wait in expectation.” We all have situations we care about that we cannot care for. Our hearts break as this friend shares about a family crisis and that friend shares about a personal struggle and the […]

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A birthday and blogday invitation – help some kids.

It’s my birthday today. 62 years. I’m using the attention that a birthday gets on Facebook to point to a way to care for kids. +++ I visited Nepal a few years ago and watched a woman making hand-crafted gravel. She pounded on river rocks until they were small enough to serve as gravel. She […]

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