Spreading the Kingdom

So I was reading the Lord's prayer today.  You know the one that Jesus taught his disciples. “This, then, is how you should pray: "Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven... Then I stopped.  What caught my attention is the [...]

There is Singing and there is Light

As a young child, I can remember my mother singing through the house as she did her chores.  She had the gift of a beautiful voice and she filled our home with it. I was the oldest and then came my sister, Diane.  We were the first two of six children.  When she and I [...]

When We Need Each Other

"It's kind of scary,"  she said.  A young woman, who stood on the threshold ready to walk through a new door, summed up her thoughts with those four words.  It's.  kind.  of.  scary. I sat with her for a couple of hours.  I listened, offered some suggestions but those four words didn't leave me once [...]