Transitions

It is raining right now. But the sky is a glorious, clear, brilliant blue this morning. The rain that is falling is leaves. I am watching them fall from the comfort of my sunroom. Every time I look up I see dozens and dozens of leaves fluttering softly and gently to the ground. I am... Continue Reading →

Royalty as a Parable of Discipleship

As I watched Queen Elizabeth II's coffin being transported from Balmoral to Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh, Scotland and listened to the British commentators describing her life and sharing memories, I heard several things that to me represent a parable of God's kingdom. One commentator mentioned that most people did not know the Queen's views on many... Continue Reading →

Royalty

I have seen this parallel for some time and planned to write about it. Today seems a good day to do that. Queen Elizabeth II died yesterday. She was the longest reigning monarch of the United Kingdom at 70 years 214 days, reigning from 6 February 1952 to 8 September 2022. On the occasion of... Continue Reading →

On Forgiveness

“Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.”Mark Twain To be human is to have the need to forgive. It is a part of the human experience to offend and to be offended, to hurt and to be hurt by other humans. Often by and to those who... Continue Reading →

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