I packed what was most precious to me and left the rest behind. A few small tokens, some letters from my kids from the last Father’s Day, a day I saw two of them only briefly. I took my Boston Red Sox coffee mug, my Irish blessing plaque, my ceramic sign that read in… Continue reading Catharsis
I believe God answers prayer, answers always, everywhere; I may cast my anxious care, burdens I could never bear, On the God who heareth prayer. Never need my soul despair since He bids me boldly dare to the secret place repair, there to prove He answers prayer. So it has been a few months now… Continue reading Effectual Prayer
I have fallen down. I am arising once again. This seems like a simple summary for the most painful and damaging portions of a life but sometimes the simplest things are the most helpful. Sometimes it is the simplicity of the summary that allows us to make use of the facts and to lay them… Continue reading It’s not my will to be this way…
It’s amazing to me. As a preacher, the first rule to ongoing support and personal survival is to never, ever allow the people to see the sausage being made. You post a nice picture of you and your wife on the site, everyone smiles, there are no issues in your lives (see? We are a… Continue reading Fakes, frauds, the broken and the deceived.