My Word!

It is an oddity of nature that the louder we speak, the less we hear ourselves. The Bible says, “A…

Baking Lessons

I consider myself more a baker than a cook. I’ve learned this skill through trial and error. “Error” meaning that…

Just Wait

We flew into Reno and spent the night, waking early as we were anxious to hit the road and get…

Room To Let

Someone in town is offering a place to rent, so they posted, “Room to Let”. I took it as a…

Antidote for Fear

Years ago, John and I witnessed a murder involving a mafia-type group. They knew where we lived. Through an informant,…

Mind Control

There has always been injustice, inequality, untruth, and turmoil. These things can be Lord of my day unless I choose to…

The Real Deal

“We’re retired,” John and I say to each other every Sunday afternoon, “for the next thirty-six hours.” And then we…

Confessions of the Heart

An Open Letter of Confession: Our church is getting a new bathroom. Only those who’ve guzzled three cups of church…