Precious in His Sight

Everywhere we turn, there are signs of human life being increasingly disrespected. We act shocked at gruesome images of beheadings by the death cult known as The Islamic State, with their unholy combination of the worst traits seen in al-Qaeda, Boko Haram, the Khmer Rouge, and the Nazis. Its soldiers … [+]

Thin Places

Are we earthly beings on a spiritual journey, or spiritual beings on an earthly journey? My sweet sister, Barbara, died when an insulting ordeal with cancer hit her hard and fast. In what seemed like an instant, she was gone. Over the years, she and I had maintained a fragmentary … [+]

Your One Thing

When Saint Augustine (354 – 430 C.E.) penned the timeless words “Lord, our hearts are restless until they rest in Thee,” he spoke volumes to us who live in an even more complex world, with never-ending distractions, and who frequently wobble with restlessness. He eventually discovered his one thing, and … [+]