Give an Inch and lose a mile

With the COVID pandemic reaching the United States, we are seeing people’s reactions go from one extreme to the other. While some initially did not take it seriously at all and flaunted their careless behavior, on the opposite end of the spectrum, others turned their fear toward into anger, and even as we understand more and the threat diminishes appear unable to let go of it. Even to the point of making demands on others that they were not willing to adhere to themselves. This entire scenario is a microcosim of our spiritual walk as individuals and our natural human bent.

How Sure Are You?

We can sometimes see the relationship we have with God reflected in the relationships we have with others. We can often draw parallels of our earthly father to our heavenly father. Or similarities of our spousal relationship to our relationship with Christ. But there is something extraordinary when we can pull those illustrations from our relationships with our grandchildren. This past …

In the Light of His Mercy & Grace

People throughout the world often brag about the sunsets of their region.  And rightly so.  Whether it’s the mountainous wilderness of Alaska, the serene lakes of Minnesota, or the intensely colorful desert lands of Arizona.  They each offer sunsets that are uniquely “theirs”. In the middle of each day the sun overhead goes largely unnoticed, yet it illuminates and enables us to …