Category: Spiritual Developments

Ever Green

December 5, 2016
As I enter the Christmas season, I’m once again struck by the memories that have accumulated over the years. This is my 67th Christmas and as I think back, I...

Prayer

February 29, 2016
Prayer has always been difficult for me. It’s not that I don’t believe that it’s ineffective of that God’s somehow not listening, it’s just that I think of praying most...

Don’t Be So Quick to Laugh

October 25, 2015
 There are times when I just can’t help being skeptical, really just struggling with doubt. Sitting in church yesterday I was reminded of a familiar Old Testament passage:d Genesis 18:1-15....

Where did it go?

August 5, 2015
“As time goes by, many years will pass.”  This was the off-handed, tongue-in-cheek statement my college buddies would wisecrack to each other when we were chafing at some seemingly irresolvable...

The Law of Mercy

February 24, 2014
She came into my office reluctantly, perhaps tinged with a bit of defiance. “I don’t even know why I’m here,” she sputtered. “I guess my frustration level has just gotten...

Easter Reflections

March 26, 2013
This is the week culminating in Easter, and it is a week of reflection for me as I consider the events of 2013 thus far. I have been asked to...

Hope Abounds

April 5, 2012
As I was biking on the cady way trail yesterday I found myself focusing on Easter, on Christ, and on what it all represents. Yes, I know the “Christian” answer...

Easter Season

March 20, 2012
As we enter another Easter season, I’m reminded of amazing themes that this time of year brings to us over two millennia.  Life over death, good over evil, humility over...

The Good News

December 19, 2011
Christmas is less than a week away and I’m already looking beyond the holiday to the year ahead.  Clients of mine have been through very rough sledding this last year,...

Perspective is Everything

October 10, 2011
It’s been raining all weekend and it’s an unusual amount coming off the summer thunderstorms where you’ll have downpours one minute and bright sunshine the next.  These rains were soakers...
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