Do You Have Eyes?

Do You Have Eyes?  “Do you have eyes and fail to see? Do you have ears and fail to hear? And do you not remember?” Then he said to them, “Do you not yet understand?” Mark 8:18,21 In this story, the disciples complain because they failed to bring enough bread with them. Jesus says, “Do … Continue reading Do You Have Eyes?

An Unencumbered Spirit

Life Notes—September 12, 2013    “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.”  Matthew 5:3 A decade ago we had an above ground swimming pool installed in our backyard.  I built a wooden deck around the pool and we had many years of summer fun with family and friends.  Youth … Continue reading An Unencumbered Spirit

Guiding Vision

Life Notes—August 29, 2013    “Where there is no vision, the people perish; but he that keeps the law, happy is he.”  Proverbs 29:18 (King James 2000 Bible Translation) Many organizations have a Vision Statement which answers the question, “What do we want to become?”  A good vision statement looks ahead and describes a desirable … Continue reading Guiding Vision

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