The Last Jar

My daughter-in-law Joy shared the following story with her extended family.  I thought it a very loving and beautiful  tribute to her Dad and to family. While our kitchen was being packed for our next move, Lucy was packing-up our pantry items. She came upon an old jar of sweet potatoes in the back corner of […]

Faith Alive

My wife Ann and I professed our Christian faith. We realized that we were imperfect people in desperate need of God’s love and mercy. We acknowledged and confessed our sins, and we placed our belief and hope in our Savior, Jesus Christ.  We praised the Lord for His many blessings, and we knew that as […]

Beyond Ourselves

I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach, when feeling out of sight for the ends of being and ideal grace. This beautiful sentence of Elizabeth Barrett Browning expresses the sort of feeling that is beyond our ability to describe.  No dictionary can provide words adequate to describe such […]

About This and That

SEX!!!  Does that provocative word catch your attention?  It always does.  Despite any pretended indifference or aversion, all of us are interested. I had a friend who was a Sanskrit scholar.  Someone suggested he write a serious book on the subject. In order to promote sales, the friend suggested a catchy title, SEX in Sanskrit! […]