November 13, 2020

How Do We Become God’s Faithful People. In today’s world, tradespeople are highly valued. Qualifying as a skilled trades person is a lengthy process. After three years or more of college comes another two or three year apprenticeship, working beside a master of the trade. Covid 19 has made it safer to learn all we…

August 19, 2020

Does God Give Us Our Pain? Too often I have been told that this trouble, this illness, this grief, even Covid 19, is God’s gift to refine me into a better person. That makes me angry. Causing misery, pain, or hurt is not loving. Today I offer to you my understanding of who God is…

July 18, 2020

My children and grandchildren have grown up. My relationship with them has changed. I no longer have even an imagined control over their decisions or actions. I sit on the sidelines of their lives and watch and pray. Sometimes, I glow with pride and sometimes, I cry with them in their disappointments. Always I love…

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