Thankful.

As I write this, it’s just a few days before Thanksgiving. Right now the world is on edge because of recent terrorist attacks and threats in Europe.  Our sense of insecurity gets amplified as we watch TV commentators and political pundits debate what could happen next...

Lord, Help Me to Pray

Over the past few weeks I have been inviting you to enter the conversation about prayer as an ongoing part of a life of worship. My brother Tom sent this post to me, and this week I want to share it with you. Please continue to send me your ideas and thoughts on...

The Orbit

Did you know that the Earth revolves around the Sun at a speed of about 18.5 miles per second? While this is happening the earth spins on its axis at a speed of 1,040 miles per hour.  It’s almost dizzying to think that the earth is in constant motion as it moves...

Intersections

I went out running earlier this morning and came to a couple busy intersections with traffic signals. I’ve learned to be alert in my running after a close call with a driver who wasn’t looking for a runner as they went through an intersection. So this morning at each...