Three Pieces of Advice

No one has asked me to give a commencement address. If they did, I think I’d say three (very short) things. Here is my best advice to the graduates of 2024 – and all the rest of us. It is ancient wisdom originally written by a Jewish prophet named Micah...

A Song I Can’t Sing Right Now

There are some songs I can’t sing right now. You probably understand. I thought it would be the hymns at my mother’s funeral. When the time came to sing with my siblings and our children and our children’s children, I thought I would ugly cry. I...

Dolly Sings Easter

I share this every year because I love the way Dolly sings the Easter story from the perspective of Peter, a friend of Jesus. We could all tremble in the darkness of our separation from God. Thank goodness, “He’s alive and I’m forgiven....

Happy Pi (Pie) Day

Today is a holiday devoted to math. I’m not a fan. But I’m a huge fan of P.I.E.  March 14th is significant in the life of Pi (see what I did there, movie buffs?). It is also Albert Einstein’s birthday. If you want to learn more, check this link:...

Three Ways to Survive Springing Forward

Clocks will change this weekend across most of the United States and large parts of the world. We have inherited this problem from a couple of world wars, but it was suggested way back in ancient days. We humans. Always trying to control natural laws and stuff....

Good News from Winnie the Pooh

First, the bad news: Heffalumps and Woozles are real. I’m re-reading a little book called The Epic by John Eldredge. I love his description of the way we live in The Greatest Story Ever Told. The One True Story. He also talks about how shocking and dangerous it...