The Art of Compromise

Compromise in marriage is an art form. Sometimes it’s a Picasso, filled with sharp lines and strange shapes as we try to create a life together. Eventually, though, a Rembrandt starts to emerge. Softer lines. Mellow light. Deeper beauty. I’m not an art...

How to Keep from Freaking Out

As we shuffle our way into week #6 of isolation, self-distancing, and tragic news every hour, I’m occasionally tempted to freak out. Positive self-talk helps me. Especially this ancient advice from Paul’s letter to the church at Philippi. He told the folks...

What We Will Keep

  In the Book of Psalms, some phrases are followed by the word, “Selah.” Although the exact meaning of the word has been lost, most scholars think it indicates a pause, like a rest in a musical score. It would seem that much of our world is tasting a...

Conversations in My Kitchen

While we are all taking care of one another by staying home, I’m recording some virtual conversations in my kitchen. They are short. You won’t have time for a full cup of coffee, but you might get a sip of hope and encouragement. Drop by my Facebook Author...