Mice, life, and if the Lord wills

In the midst of preparing for a planning retreat with a seminary board, Mother Nature provided me with a real-time object lesson in the importance of being flexible – a stance I describe as essential in a planner.  Five days of beastly weather, including 26 hours without power, had me scrambling to get done everything […]

Generosity in quotes: David J. Lose

“. . . while optimism assumes things will soon get better, hope testifies that whether things get better or worse yet ultimately God’s good will for us and all creation will prevail. And rooted in that promise, we can take action today, standing with the good, opposing evil, and doing what we can, not because […]

Generosity in quotes

“Whenever you find tears in your eyes, especially unexpected tears, it is well to pay the closest attention. They are not only telling you something about the secret of who you are, but more often than not God is speaking to you through them of the mystery of where you have come from and is […]