Blessed Are They That Mourn

“No one told me that grief felt so like fear.” C. S. Lewis I am reminded again of the similarity myself.  And it has me thinking about how that roller coaster of emotions effects relationships. Even in regular, ordinary days, not times of intense grief, like at the death of a loved one, it seems […]

C.S. Lewis

“You don’t have a soul. You are a Soul. You have a body.”


Last year we came to help our brother with some yard work.  He’d had a surgery some months earlier and was still suffering with nerve pain.  He had been so discouraged with a slow recovery, and so we hoped to offer some moral support by helping him get his raised vegetable beds ready and planted. […]

Apollo Speaks-

  Meet Apollo. This little guy was something else. Nothing like our lovable chocolate lab who let’s you know what he wants or needs by walking by you, not looking at you really, just kind of sending out dog- telepathy and waiting, occasionally giving you a few backward, sad-eyed glances. No, Apollo let you know […]

To Honor

Who do you love? Who do you regularly forgive? Who do you respect and trust and obey? Is there someone you want to remember or to imitate?  Who do you encourage? When we love and forgive and imitate, we honor. Scripturally speaking, we are commanded to honor God, our parents and our spouse and then […]