We are physically born as babies. We are born again as spiritual babies. In both arenas, we have to grow. It would be very obvious that something is not as it should be if we saw a grown person sustaining himself through formula in a baby bottle. It is easy for us to get stuck… Read More
20-minute Rule for the Desk-Bound
Writers, how many hours a day do you sit in front of a computer? Me, too. That’s why a book review on NPR’s Fresh Air caught my attention. New York Times Phys Ed columnist Gretchen Reynolds shared some simple ways to combat the sedentary lifestyle—many of which I already practice. But it was the research… Read More
Known by Love
The aim of the believer’s practices of piety and the aim of everything we are called to do is twofold or it is wrong. The aim is that we are to become those who love God and those who love others. The kingdom vision of Jesus is a kingdom filled up with people who are… Read More
What is your definition of love?
We receive love in childhood through affection, wise discipline, affirmation, laughter, play, prayer . . . in lots of ways both large and small. We start to make our own lists of what love is while we are still in the womb, and we add to it throughout our childhood. Then we put it in… Read More
What is love?
The need to feel loved is a primary human emotional need. To get it, we’ll climb mountains, ford streams, sail across seas, traverse deserts, and endure incredible hardships. Without it, we tire out in the foothills, hate to get our feet wet, get seasick, make it only as far as the first oasis, and bail… Read More
What do you call love?
What is love? This is a question that has been pondered, poemed, painted, pinpointed, pontificated, and perused since Adam and Eve left the Garden of Eden. And don’t forget all the songs—written, played, and sung in every genre and generation. What is love? There’s no clear answer or rather there are millions of answers. So… Read More
Live Life Laughing
I understand how cars work. Airplanes are way over my head. Q: What is round and very bad-tempered?A: A vicious circle. Q: What is a tree’s favorite drink? A: Root Beer