One of the Advent readings this morning is Colossians 1:13 … “For he has transferred us from the dominion [kingdom] of darkness and brought us into the king of the Son he loves, in whom […]
Advent and Christmas bring wonder out in all of us. William Blake’s lovely poem makes me wonder at the beauty of creation, the mystery of life and the one who is the true Lamb of God… “The […]
The old mighty Mississippi never stops. I took this on my Blackberry from my 5th floor room at the Grand Harbor Resort in Dubuque, Iowa, where I am attending a Vineyard meeting. This morning I […]
Today at the jail service my ministry colleague – Z.B. – was really on. He ministered to an 18-year-old young man who said he was feeling oppressed. Z.B., who spent several years in prison about 15 […]
Writer Annie Dillard gets it right with this quotation: “How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.” How are you spending your days?
I was driving east this morning as the sun was rising over the east-central Illinois prairie. It was 51 degrees. Steam was rising on the ponds. Birds were beginning to make their morning rounds. Ripening […]