Looking Beyond Our Pain

I have been repeatedly awe-struck reflecting on the powerful, deep, life-altering, hopeful words from the New Testament letter 1 Peter in my own personal study times lately. Martin Luther is reported to have said of this book that it contained everything necessary for a Christian to know. On Sunday a wonderful member of my church... Continue Reading →

Spilled Milk and Faith

Don’t cry over spilled milk. That old line sounds really good. I thought about it when my youngest literally cried over having spilled her milk at breakfast. And no, I did not use the line on my 5-year old! I’ve noticed, however, that there are times when I respond to trivial obstacles in my life... Continue Reading →

Carried So Far

I run regularly as part of my plan to be physically and mentally fit. Typically I’ll run a route somewhere around the communities near my home. If I’m going to run five miles, I run a route that is five miles long, with long stretches in one direction. Recently I ran a high school track... Continue Reading →

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