Lost and Found

There aren’t two more worse feelings then feeling lost or losing something or someone you love. The sense of desperation, fear and panic on both sides is palpable. I believe many of us read Jesus’ parables of the lost coin, the lost sheep and the lost son from Luke 15 and instantly think of those …

Maundy Thursday

“Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves. Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others. Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus, who, though he was in the form of God, did …

My Fickle Heart

As we move from Palm Sunday to Easter, I’m surprised every year at the fickleness of the crowd. The very same people who shout “Hosanna!” on Sunday are the ones shouting, “Crucify, him!” on Friday. I love to sit on my high horse and judge them for their lack of constancy, until I examine my …

Give Thanks

If I’m being real honest, I’m not very good at giving thanks. I don’t keep a gratitude journal and I don’t blog on 30 Days of Gratitude. When times are hard, I’m prone to complaining and when things are good, I’m prone to forgetfulness. Thanksgiving does not come naturally to me. But, I do know …

Abundance

I have long suffered with the idea that difficulty equates with virtue. Of course, suffering builds character and life is hard. God calls us to be like Jesus and take up our crosses. But, He also calls us to abundant life. We are called to see His abundance and generosity in the midst of the …