These could be mine… and they are.

I was so upset today by the photos of devastation left by Hurricane Matthew this week. The one above with the two little girls haunts me because these two little sweeties are about the same age as my daughter’s Sabrina and Adele. It pains me to see them there in a badly flooded area, knowing…

Me on Memes (1)

Occasionally someone will post a meme that catches my attention and that I think deserves a reply. Got one that you’d like me to address? Send it! “Why do we only ‘rest in peace?’ Why don’t we ‘live in peace’ too?” Theologically speaking one “rests in peace” when they pass away with the hope of resurrection…

Onefleshness

I was out-of-town last weekend at a family funeral. Who passed away was my sister-in-law, Shirley. The “in-law” part always feels inaccurate because she was so much more to me. You can read her obituary here. Shirley (formerly Brummel) married my oldest brother, Noe, when they were both very young and I was just 18 months old….

As you head back to school this week you might be excited to hang out with old friends… But make sure to look around you with God’s eyes. Do you see anyone who’s new or might look like they could use a friend? Jesus said, “When you put on a luncheon or a banquet, don’t…