How Did I Miss That? Part 23: Faith is a Good Start

How Did I Miss That? Part 23: Faith is a Good Start  Then the king will say to those at his right hand, “Come, you that are blessed by my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world; for I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty … Continue reading How Did I Miss That? Part 23: Faith is a Good Start

A Reverse Mission

A Reverse Mission Blessed are the merciful, for they will receive mercy. Matthew 5:7 In his book Here and Now, Henri Nouwen writes, “I have become aware that wherever God’s Spirit is present there is a reverse mission.” He refers to the common realization that those whom we believe need our help – our mission … Continue reading A Reverse Mission

Less Human

Less Human Terrors frighten them on every side, and chase them at their heels. Their strength is consumed by hunger, and calamity is ready for their stumbling. Surely such are the dwellings of the ungodly, such is the place of those who do not know God.  Job 18:11-12, 21 Recently, I heard a radio interview … Continue reading Less Human

The Desperation of Poverty, Part 1

The Desperation of Poverty, Part 1 Then he looked up at his disciples and said: “Blessed are you who are poor, for yours is the kingdom of God. Blessed are you who are hungry now, for you will be filled. Blessed are you who weep now, for you will laugh.” Luke 6:20-21 As I prepared … Continue reading The Desperation of Poverty, Part 1

Swallowing Camels

  Swallowing Camels “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you tithe … (but) have neglected the weightier matters of the law: justice and mercy and faith. It is these you ought to have practiced without neglecting the others. You blind guides! You strain out a gnat but swallow a camel!”  Matthew 23:23-24  Too … Continue reading Swallowing Camels

Never Forget

Never Forget  This is my body, which is given for you. Do this in remembrance of me. Luke 22:19  One tragic moment can turn life around, in ways so painfully new; But in our sorrow, in a thousand ways, we will remember you… Excerpt from Never Forget I work in the air-medical transport community and … Continue reading Never Forget