Paris – Charlie Hebdo? The only way to win this thing is to love

But I say to you that listen, Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you… Bless those who curse you, pray for those who abuse you. If anyone strikes you on the cheek, offer the other also; and from anyone who takes away your coat do not withhold even your shirt. Give to everyone who begs from you; and if anyone takes away … Continue reading Paris – Charlie Hebdo? The only way to win this thing is to love

Maya Angelou and the language of the soul

May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be pleasing to you, O Lord, my rock and my redeemer. (Psalm 19:14) More Words for Word People: I have always been a word person. Ever since I was the classic kid who stayed up well beyond bedtime with a flashlight under the covers, reading “one more chapter,” I have had this relationship … Continue reading Maya Angelou and the language of the soul

on the other side of the clouds…

Be imitators of God, as beloved children, and live in love, as Christ loved us. (Ephesians 5:1-2) One of the things I’m going to miss the most about west-central Florida is the sky; it’s always big, beautiful, and vibrant with color. Especially those late afternoon/early evening thunderstorms. Thursday was a great example. Rebekah and I had just finished another positive but heart-rending goodbye dinner, and … Continue reading on the other side of the clouds…