“O that we may all receive of Christ’s fullness, grace upon grace; grace to pardon our sins, and subdue our iniquities; to justify our persons and to sanctify our souls; and to complete that holy change, that renewal of our hearts, whereby we may be transformed into that blessed image wherein thou didst create us.” These lines from a prayer by John Wesley provide insight into the mystery of... Keep Reading →
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Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently. ~Henry Ford We had a family of robins take up residence under our deck this summer. We watched as the eggs hatched and the chicks grew. Eventually, the four newborns were cramming the nest. With each worm ingested, overcrowding became a bigger problem. One afternoon, I was making quite a racket moving out extension... Keep Reading →
There is nothing I do perfectly. Nothing. This is true of every nook and cranny of my life. I am not a perfect husband, father, son, manager, neighbor, writer, handyman, friend, employee, driver, beekeeper, lover, musician, or Christian. I’m sure I missed some. I’m not a perfect list-maker either. I swing hard. Sometimes I make contact. Sometimes I fan the air. I’m not... Keep Reading →