Form A New Dream This Year

Form A New Dream This Year

If you had a choice to stay in 2016 or move into 2017 which would you choose? It doesn’t matter, you say, because that’s impossible. Yet m...

January 2nd, 2017 |  


The matriarch of Main Street

The matriarch of Main Street

On Christmas Day, I received a text from my best friend of over 25 years, that pop icon, George Michael, had died. Yes, I was stunned. Yes, as a perso...

December 30th, 2016 |  


Count your blessings

I grew up in Gallipolis and recently came home to this beloved little town on the river, as I do whenever I can, to spend Christmas with family. Our C...

December 30th, 2016 |  



But I Don’t Want To! (Matthew 2: 13-14)

But I Don’t Want To! (Matthew 2: 13-14)

Have you ever had to do something you didn’t really want to do? I’m sure you are like me and have had to do something or go someplace you ...

December 29th, 2016 |  


Be a vessel of comfort

Be a vessel of comfort

I found myself this week reflecting on the tsunami disaster that struck twelve years ago this week. Thousands upon thousands upon thousands… dea...

December 29th, 2016 |  


It is good to be able to start over with God

It is good to be able to start over with God

It occurred to me recently that, when one embraces opportunity for new beginnings with God, praise of God is a signal part of it.Recently, I sat down ...

December 29th, 2016 |  


Needing God in your life

Needing God in your life

Christians sometimes sing the hymn, “I Need Thee Every Hour,” the refrain of which goes, “I need thee, oh, I need thee; every hour I...

December 29th, 2016 |  


My Santa Wore a Crucifix

My Santa Wore a Crucifix

Santa is real, but he didn’t slide down my chimney with a sack of toys, he sauntered his way up my stairs with a crucifix. It was February of 20...

December 26th, 2016 |  


A poem

A poem

Happy Birthday Baby Jesus,Born in BethlehemThe wise still seek guidance from youAnd your holy light.Angels unceasingly praise you.Those who have nothi...

December 23rd, 2016 |  


Search the scriptures

Search the scriptures

Fair warning – the following article is a bit blunt.But the season calls for bluntness. Not the season of peace, good-will and giving. We are in...

December 22nd, 2016 |