Though it may not feel like it, God knows and cares.

(This is part three of a reflection from Genesis 27-28. Here are Part One and Part Two) Observation Two: God knows us, inside and out. God knows us and even with that knowledge, loves us. Because of his goodness, not ours. But here’s the mistake we make. We think we need to keep a surface goodness, and try to […]

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Numbers are the scoreboard, not the actual change.

My friend Rich Dixon is helping me out here, with posts that come just at the right time and just with the right challenge for me. +++ Jon wrote 3000 posts and says it’s time to move on. Makes sense, because that’s how he got there in the first place. He wrote 1, then 2, and kept […]

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More about Jacob – no perfect families.

Back to our story about Jacob. He fell asleep. And he had a dream. More real than any dream. He fell asleep. And he had a dream. More real than any dream ever. When he talked about it later, he said that there was a ladder. That he saw angels moving between God and him. And […]

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