"Love isn't a state of perfect caring. It is an active noun like struggle. To love someone is to strive to accept that person exactly the way he or she is, right here and now." - Fred Rogers As we hopefully continue to socially distance ourselves, we find ourselves with a sacred opportunity to love... Continue Reading →


  "Half a loaf is better than no bread." Several years ago, during a vacation in Ireland, I picked up a small book titled "Favorite Irish Proverbs." On this very different St. Patrick's Day, when the pubs are closed and the streets are empty, I was struck by the above saying while flipping through those... Continue Reading →

What Can Our Sins Teach Us?

During this holy season, we may find ourselves focusing on the notions of sin and repentance. As difficult as this may be, exploring our sins present an opportunity for us to learn some important lessons about ourselves so we may truly grow in relationship with our God. The best definition of sin that I heard... Continue Reading →


"I am Light of the World." (John 8:12) Jesus tells us that He is light of the world. What impact might these words have on us today? Perhaps God is challenging us to consider the idea of light itself. Like a flashlight in darkness, light shines through the darkness to reveal what is really there.... Continue Reading →


Do you truly know and believe that God loves you? If you can even grasp a glimpse of God's love for you, your life begins to take a different shape, your perspective begins to change, as does your purpose. Bob Dylan's classic, Make You Feel My Love, while often viewed as a love letter from... Continue Reading →


57,600 minutes. How do you measure a season of love? The 40-day Lenten journey that many Christians begin this Wednesday invites a deeper exploration of what it means to be in love with God. When Lent ends, we will find ourselves in mid-April. The weather will be warmer, the sun out longer, and baseball will... Continue Reading →

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