Giving is so often thought of in terms of the things we give, but our greatest giving is of our time, and kindness, and even comfort for those who need it. We look on these gifts as unimportant – until … Continue reading
365 times in the bible it says, “do not fear.” One direction of guidance for each day of the year. Help me, God, to grasp what you are saying. In each fear, you are there.
“In the time we have it is surely our duty to do all the good we can to all the people we can in all the ways we can.” -William Barclay Last night we celebrated a surprise retirement party for … Continue reading
I spoke with a widow today. We talked about movement. Small steps. One at a time. Not days at a time. Moments at a time. All those movements bring to a new life. A life where you are free from … Continue reading
My heartfelt condolences to the friends and family of Officer Scott Patrick. My heart connects with you. I have tried most of the day to write and words fail me. The news stations called me today for an interview and … Continue reading
“The most basic and powerful way to connect to another person is to listen. Just listen. Perhaps the most important thing we ever give each other is our attention…A loving silence often has far more power to heal and to … Continue reading
I don’t think I’m the best listener. I often want to insert advice. I have that “guy tendency” to want to fix everything. I want life to line up. Be perfect. At least be pleasant. And sometimes seeing the hurt … Continue reading