Faith

Missing Pieces

Greetings! Years ago, an older gentleman who was chatting with me said something I will never forget. With a tinge of sadness, he said, “I feel like there are parts…

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All Saints

Every year as All Saints Sunday approaches, I think about a book I read years ago, “A Prayer for Owen Meany.” In the book, author John Irving tells the story…

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Something Beautiful for God

Greetings! When I did youth work, I would often ask the kids a simple question, “If you could eat dinner with anyone, living or dead, who would it be and…

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Give All You Can

Greetings! I have no idea when I learned to ride a bike. Nor do I remember who taught me, but I do know it wasn’t my mom. She was a…

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Stay in Love with God

Greetings! Not long after my mom died, a friend sent me a silly yet profound story about two caterpillars. One day, these caterpillars are crawling along on the ground when…

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Do Good

Greetings! If I am honest with you, the past couple of weeks haven’t been the easiest weeks in my life. I was forced to deal with a bunch of feelings…

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Do No Harm

Until recently, the only way to study how a caterpillar changes into a butterfly was to cut open the chrysalis or x-ray it—both with fatal results. But a recent issue…

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Change in Attitude?

Greetings! Jimmy received a parrot for his birthday. This parrot was fully grown with a bad attitude and terrible vocabulary. Every other word was an expletive. Those that weren’t expletives…

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Mulligans

Greetings! I saw this story on the internet (so it has to be true, right?) about this retired guy in Florida who was a golf addict. According to the story,…

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The Human Soul

On April 10, 1901, a somewhat bizarre experiment was conducted in Dorchester, Massachusetts. A scientist, by the name of Dr. Duncan MacDougall, set out to prove that the human soul…