Giving Sight to the Blind

Life Notes—February 28, 2013  “The reason I speak to them in parables is that ‘seeing they do not perceive, and hearing they do not listen, nor do they understand.’”  Matthew 13:13 As my mother aged she developed a blind spot in her field of vision.  It wasn’t a particularly large spot, but if there was … Continue reading Giving Sight to the Blind

Healing the Sick

Life Notes—February 21, 2013  “So I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.”  Mark 11:24 Each of the four Gospels documents many instances of Jesus healing the sick.  It was a primary manifestation of his ministry and drew crowds wherever he went.  We … Continue reading Healing the Sick

An Expanded View of Love

Life Notes—February 14, 2013  “I give you a new commandment, that you love one another.  Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another.”  John 13:34 I have heard of organizations with a one sentence policy manual.  It reads something like “Do the right thing.”  At my company, our policy manual requires … Continue reading An Expanded View of Love

Don’t Worry, Be Happy

Life Notes—February 7, 2013  “Therefore do not worry, saying, ‘What will we eat?’ or ‘What will we drink?’ or ‘What will we wear?’”  Matthew 6:31 “My life has been filled with calamities, some of which actually happened.”  Mark Twain I was convinced this was the end.  I was going to die on a predawn flight … Continue reading Don’t Worry, Be Happy