Do you know that I love you?

One of my sons crawled in my bed tonight after being told multiple times to get in his own bed. I normally have to be firm on this because he does it a lot. It doesn’t upset me, really. I love that he likes to be close to his mom and dad. He’s still at … Continue reading Do you know that I love you?

A Unique Love in a Class of it’s Own

I’m fortunate to still have some special people in my life that really LOVE me (along with my sibs and cousins), with unblinking honest tender love... my grandparents (the three remaining). If you still have any of your grandparents, call or go see them today. If you don’t, take some time to reflect on their … Continue reading A Unique Love in a Class of it’s Own

I “Love” you Man.

That person at the office who "loves" you but frequently drops your name in a sideways jab doesn't really love you. That doesn't mean you can't "love" them back though. Don't confuse "loving" someone with not pushing back. Be kind, but be firm and tell them how it makes you feel. There's no guarantee it … Continue reading I “Love” you Man.

Saved by His Life

When most think or talk about Jesus, the cross is always central. It is the horrifying gruesome reality that Jesus is known for, but that was only ONE example of His extreme obedience. The cross became the satisfactory payment for humanity's sin debt owed to God, but his whole life was the cross. Jesus' life, … Continue reading Saved by His Life

What if God doesn’t fix it?

There's a scene in Thornton Wilder's play, The Angel that Troubled the Waters, that captures the essence of waiting on God to fix the broken thing, or things, in our lives. The scene is a medical doctor that comes to the pool everyday wanting to be healed of his own depression, anxiousness, and deep sadness.  … Continue reading What if God doesn’t fix it?