• Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever! Amen. (Ephesians 3:20-21)

    "Do again Daddy!"  That's a frequent phrase coming from my kids when I swing/throw/lift/propel them into the air and catch them.  It's a fun thing for them to see the excitement and exhilaration on their faces.  But there's only so many times I can do it before my shoulders and lower back tell me to stop.  My strength has limits. (MORE)

  • As a father has compassion on his children,
        so the Lord has compassion on those who fear him;
    for he knows how we are formed,
        he remembers that we are dust. (Psalm 103:13-14)

    We are getting fish in our house!  Our daughter, who is 4, says she's going to take care of them.  (We've all heard that before.)  I know what's going to happen.  My wife or I will end up caring for them most often, although I'm sure she'll surprise us.  So, am I getting fish or is my daughter getting fish?  Jury is still out.  (MORE)

  • “Come now, let us settle the matter," says the Lord.

    “Though your sins are like scarlet,

        they shall be as white as snow;

    though they are red as crimson,

        they shall be like wool. (Isaiah 1:18)


    It's snowing again! Maybe it isn't snowing where you're at, but today in Colorado it's snowing.  I love a new snowfall before it's all messed up with footsteps, sand, salt, rocks, and car tracks. (MORE)

  • Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever. (Hebrews 13:8)


    It's the new year, 2022!  What do you think about that?  Are you excited about the new year or have the last two years left you more pessimistic?  For some people, the new year signals a new beginning, unwritten pages of your life, opportunities to make things new and different.  For others, the new year holds nothing like that but instead fear and dread.  What do you think about the new year ahead? (MORE)