A Lesson Of Faith From A Leaf

Months of anticipation gave way to its springtime birth. Nurtured by sunlight, the leaf unfurled, grew, and matured. In midlife, it held strong against withering heat and storms. Now aging, and in the autumn of life, it braves the chilly winds, and shows its dazzling colors. Soon it will fall to the earth and decay.…

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Don’t Drop The Baton

The year was 2008. The location was the Beijing Olympics. The American men had high hopes to win the gold in the 400-meter relay. Those hopes were dashed in the preliminary race when, during the exchange between the third and forth runners, the baton dropped to the track, and they were disqualified. As Christians, we…

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Heavenly Dessert

Have you ever heard someone describe their favorite culinary dish as “heavenly?” Desserts are frequently described this way. What is your favorite dessert? Perhaps it is: warm apple pie à la mode, pumpkin pie, chocolate cake, flan, tiramisu, or crème brûlée? What if there actually was a heavenly desert that could bring us closer to…

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Obsessed With A Clean Windshield

If you asked anyone of our five adult children, they would tell you that I am obsessed with having a clean windshield. They all have funny stories about getting ready for family trips but being unable to leave until dad cleaned the car windows. Clear vision is important to me. I don’t like a messy…

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