I wanted to put my car in park today, hop out of my driver’s door, walk to the side of the motorcycle where you were sitting at the stop sign, with who appeared to be your husband, waiting for traffic to slow so you could make a left turn. If I had been brave enough,… Read More To The Lady On The Motorcycle, Thank You For Being You.
If you experienced Mother’s Day in any kind of way on Sunday, this note is for you. I love sending flowers or gifts to my mom and mother-in-law, and wishing others a Happy Day. I love encouraging young moms to keep going, and thanking older moms for their example. Hearing of how other moms were… Read More The Spirit of Motherhood
“There is much emphasis on notoriety and fame in our society. Our newspapers and television keep giving us the message: What counts is to be known, praised, and admired, whether you are a writer, an actor, a musician, or a politician. Still, real greatness is often hidden, humble, simple, and unobtrusive. It is not easy… Read More with great patience
As I’m writing these words, completing my thoughts on expectations, on the importance of being prepared a knock arrives on the backdoor. I’m still in my bathrobe, unshowered with unbrushed teeth, the chores haven’t been done. In fact nothing has been done this Monday morning. The kids just barely began to do school. I am… Read More Holy Expectation
Andrew Peterson is well established in the field of Christian Music with earthy music and contemplative lyrics. His most recent album release, The Burning Edge of Dawn is a brave and imaginative expression of eschatological hope; he dares to explore, from artistic perspective, future hope in Christ and what that means for the believer and… Read More Song Review, The Sower’s Song by Andrew Peterson
The A Capella choir from our alma mater, Eastern Nazarene College, is a special choir to Jeremy and I for many reasons. He sang tenor for the group. I was a groupie. Really, a groupie. It seemed as if all of my friends in college were in this choir. I was a cheerleader. Since hearing my… Read More Thoughts on a Choir
I thought it was odd that my wife was calling me on the classroom phone so early in the day, where I taught music at Penn View Christian School. Then it didn’t make sense what she was telling me. I tried to picture it, and the images in my mind didn’t come within a… Read More The Towers in Our Town