If among you, one of your brothers should become poor, in any of your towns within your land that the Lord your God is giving you, you shall not harden your heart or shut your hand against your poor brother, but you shall open your hand to him and lend him sufficient for his need, whatever it may be. – Deuteronomy (more…)
“Whoever welcomes one little child such as this in My name welcomes Me. And whoever welcomes Me does not welcome Me, but Him who sent Me.” – Mark 9:37
I want to write to you today about my heartbreak over the beheadings of 20 Coptic Christians. I want to write to you today about my alien-and-stranger experience at our Valentine’s Day dinner (more…)
Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. – Colossians 3:12
For a while there everyone was talking about random acts of kindness. You hold open a door or return something that someone drops, and you can call yourself the Hero of the Day. Time to buy a cape.
But let’s take take (more…)
A month from now, my husband and I will celebrate our 25th anniversary. We are now at the point where our children and our nieces and nephews and our friend’s children are getting married, which very well may make us old. I prefer the word “experienced.”
And what we’ve learned from 25 years of experience is a lot. Relationships require hard work (more…)