Siblings: Committed to One Another

I’m learning a deeper realm of commitment to others lately—a broader understanding that springs from the intimate knowledge of God’s commitment to us and how He wants that same commitment of love to motivate our relationship with our brothers and sisters in Christ. As...

Committed to the Process

I was talking with a young man this morning who is reading my book Being Fathered for a Divine Purpose. He commented how thankful he is that God, as a parent, is committed to him. Through thick and thin, God as a parent IS committed to walk with us, help us grow, and...

Recovering the Song Within

Last week on the evening news, I saw a report about the recovery of a famous conductor’s piano concerto that had been banned by the Nazis in WWII. Paul Kletzki, born 1900, was a brilliant composer and gifted conductor who gained recognition in Europe prior to the war....

Imprints

I woke up this morning thinking about the imprint of a hand—how it symbolizes the impression of our words and actions that we leave on other’s lives. I awakened thinking in particular of the imprint of my mother’s hand on my life as she passed into eternity. It was a...

The Rest of the Story

The other day, a woman dressed in a beautiful sari came into the office for an eye exam (I work at a vision center). As I began the testing she commented, “I remember you – you prayed for me last year.” I remembered her too, recalling how she approached our...

>The Law and the Profit

Nope. Not about money….though it could be! Not a typo either. As I’m moving forward this year into fresh starts, I’ve had a reoccurring thought: Father, teach me the difference between what is lawful and what is profitable. Here’s what I mean.  I looked up the...