Happy Lent

We are now into the second week of Lent.  Even before I understood what it meant to be a Christian, I understood (or I thought I did) what Lent was all about.  It was about giving up something, usually food, which you would miss until Easter when you would be … Continue reading

V-Day Redo

We are such a get it done and move-on society.  This week it seemed as if there were so many things happening – cruise ship literally gone viral, manhunt concluded, state of the mis-union, blade runner murder, meteor attacks and the Grammys.   We had very little chance to focus on … Continue reading


I walked by the TV today and caught a commercial.  I stopped because I saw the word ‘god’ on the screen – that always stops me.  It doesn’t happen that often so I am always interested in seeing what the message was going to be.  It was in the form … Continue reading

Don’t rock the boat

I volunteer at our church middle school youth program.  Last week one of our instructors, Michelle, made reference to this canvas by Rembrandt called ‘The Storm on the Sea of Galilee’.  It depicts the scene from Mark’s Gospel 4:35-41, where Christ and his disciples are on a boat in the midst of … Continue reading