Month: February 2019


Thanks for taking the time to read these devotionals. I am taking some time off. I hope to restart these in the near future.

diving bell

A diving bell metaphor

The diving bell is a reasonably good metaphor for the life of a Christian.


Knowing the context of any conversation or book is immensely important.  The Guardian ran an article in May 2013 with the subheading, “Sri Lanka has the hotels, the food, the climate and the charm to offer the perfect holiday… It’s just a pity about the increasingly despotic government.”  A highly edited version of this piece was immediately posted on …

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Do you get notices on your mobile phone telling you how many “screen-time” hours you’ve spent with it that day, and for the week. I do. Yikes!


Am I like the kid that didn’t hear the bell for recess? Everyone else knew it was recess time except THAT kid. I guess I’m that kid. I’m sitting in my classroom, clueless, while everyone else is down in the schoolyard, playing. I knew some of this, but not all. After reading the information on …

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Right now our two cats are as close as they can get to our fireplace with their ears perked up and total concentration.

Bible opened to the book of John


Christianity is grounded in the reliable record of eyewitnesses who testified to what they saw and heard from Jesus Christ.


I have a t-shirt from one of my kids that says, “Not all those that wander are lost.” I love that t-shirt because I have always loved the adventure of travel.

This is the way

As children of the Ancient of Days (Daniel 7:9 KJV) it’s our responsibility to follow where He leads, and this is a blessing from Him.

Gaining Goodwill

My dad plus his five siblings were saved from possible starvation during the Great Depression because Grandpa gained the goodwill of his doctor.

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