Gotta Know When to Hold ‘em

Gotta Know When to Hold ‘em:  A Reflection “The Card Players” painted by Paul Cezanne’s by Adam R. Nettesheim “You got to know when to hold ‘em, know when to fold ‘em, know when to walk way, know when to run!” – “The Gambler” by Kenny Rogers Plainly said, I see in this painting two gentlemen…

Divine Moments

Life is a journey with many passing stages. Each step of our way is filled with its own unique challenges, but also blessings. Can you think of a few? The time of sweetness when we hold a baby for the fist time and let them curl their little fingers around ours. The days of pure…

Umbrella Trends

My Process Most weeks, when I sit down to write my blog, I have know idea where the Spirit will take me. I have found it very helpful to have the framework of a series to latch onto and sometimes this will mean that I have a list of points I would like to make throughout…

New Worlds of Science Fiction

How did God surprise you this year? Can you look back and see the journey of one year? or does it seem like only yesterday you were putting the Christmas tree away from last year’s celebrations? I pray that you take a moment or two, to reflect on those new discoveries you have made over…

Forty-Day Advent Journey, Day Three: History

Reflect today on our long history of Christian heritage and consider how we are strengthened by remembering those who have come before us. The  Truth Sent From Above This is the truth sent from above, The truth of God, the God of love, Therefore don’t turn me from your door, But hearken all both rich…

Let’s Go Fly a Kite

In honor of my 25th wedding anniversary, I thought we could all Fly a Kite:) This is a recreation of the moment this song was written and shows beautifully the power of music to bring people together.     Enjoy! Dear Lord help us to live in the present and to fully enjoy the great…

Jesus: Extreme Seeking

How can we learn to find Jesus more in our daily life? How can we feel closer to him as we go about our work each week? And how can we find pieces of ourselves with in the pages of our Bible text? Recently, I heard myself say that I felt like Zacchaeus trying to…