A new season

A new season. A fresh start. I (Paul) started a new job earlier this month. It seems like a really good fit. I love the team. Encouragement feels like it’s a natural part of the way things are accomplished. Autumn started just eight days ago. The early morning air is getting just a little nippy […]

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Learning from David

I’ve been camping out in the Psalms. David, the writer of many of the Psalms, is one of my favorite people. He was massively flawed… He essentially murdered the husband (Uriah) of a woman he wanted so he wouldn’t get in the way of that relationship. (See that story in 2 Samuel 11.) His desire […]

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Be strong and courageous

Back pain is not fun. I had been experiencing sharp pain in my mid-back region for about two months. Nothing traumatic brought that on – it just crept up on me. I had been putting off doing the physical therapy exercises prescribed during previous bouts with back and neck pain. I couldn’t get up the […]

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I just love thunder.

It started with a low distant rumble. Thunder rippled across the entire sky. This went on for a while. Then the rain came. Lots of rain. Louder thunder. What a great reminder of God’s power. That massive strength! The clash of powerful thunderclaps and countless big raindrops hitting our skylight – no one but God […]

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The swirling mix of seasons

God created seasons – both in our lives and for the planet. Five months ago, we were in the depths of winter and a seemingly hopeless phase of the pandemic. Now, as suburban Denver is the greenest I’ve ever seen and people are starting to publicly gather again, there seems to be a rising sense […]

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