A poem about hope.
Dear Kids, As you might have noticed, we were born in America. We come from families with a long history of working hard to beat the odds, of excelling in all kinds of jobs—or not, as the case may be. We have drinkers and pirates and politicians and scalawags, artists, creators, teachers, and pastors lining... Continue Reading →
"His divine power has given us everything we need for a godly life through our knowledge of him who called us..." (II Peter 1:3) Everything I need. Every little blessed thing I ever needed, or ever will-- that's what God gives me? Then hiding behind what I think I need there must be a deeper... Continue Reading →
platitude, noun: a remark or statement (especially with moral content) that has been used too often to be interesting or thoughtful. Cliché. It has happened a hundred times. At gravesides, hospital beds, over coffee. Tears are falling, someone is looking for answers. He won’t be with us much longer. I’m going to lose the... Continue Reading →