I planned to write a weekly blog for all of 2020, but when March came my world was thrown upside down, just like everyone else’s in the world. As we begin 2021, I am ready to try writing weekly blogs again, but with the short phrase added to my thinking, “Mungu akitaka!” While serving as … More Lesson #1 All plans are tentative
I am not trying to be mean toward sheep, I’m merely stating a known fact. Sheep are prone to wander and they get themselves into trouble a lot. They don’t know where to go for water, for pasture, or for safety. Sheep need a shepherd. The Bible uses sheep as a metaphor for followers of … More Sheep are stupid and so are we!
Life is too short to be worried and dissatisfied during seasons of singleness. I was certainly not a satisfied single during my teenage years, nor into my early twenties. Looking back, I realize how desperate I was to find someone to love me—and how afraid that no one ever would. In high school, I was … More Chasing a butterfly
One of the biggest problems we have in our culture is our extreme future orientation. We simply don’t have time to enjoy today, because we are always thinking about tomorrow. One indication of our extreme future orientation is how much money we spend on insurance of every kind. There is wisdom in being insured for … More The “good ‘ole days”