Life is too short to speed right through it

Life is too short to speed right through it

My elementary school used to have an assembly at the end of each school year when high school students would come and lead us in some special program....

June 18th, 2021 |  


Plants always grow best in good soil

Plants always grow best in good soil

Last fall my family moved into a new house, our first in Delaware. Since we moved in November and the growing season was well over, we have been enjoy...

May 14th, 2021 |  


Finding solace in the Scriptures

Finding solace in the Scriptures

The cover of Time magazine this week proclaims 2020 as “The Worst Year Ever.” Superlatives are often subjective, and, no doubt, some hyper...

December 11th, 2020 |  



Decide now who you are going to be

Decide now who you are going to be

Do we know who won the presidential election yet? This column is due on Wednesday, and the votes are still being counted. By the time you read this on...

November 6th, 2020 |  


Still more mountains to climb

Still more mountains to climb

People in the northern region of Punjab, India, are in awe at the sight of the Himalayan mountain range, which is currently visible from more than 100...

June 5th, 2020 |  


Growing spiritually in uncertain times

Growing spiritually in uncertain times

God doesn’t promise us a cushy life. Yes, Jesus says, “My yoke is easy and my burden is light,” (Matthew 11:30) and “I have co...

April 24th, 2020 |  


Surviving grandeur

Surviving grandeur

There’s some “judgmentalism” in all of us. We like to define who’s right and who’s wrong; who’s with us and who...

February 21st, 2020 |  


Love you neighbor as yourself

Love you neighbor as yourself

This past Saturday evening in Ft. Worth, Texas, a police officer shot and killed Atatiana Jefferson in her home as she played video games with her nep...

October 18th, 2019 |  


Fearing what is different

Fearing what is different

In the 1950s, sociologists coined the term “homophily.” Homou meaning “same” or “together” and philia meaning R...

September 13th, 2019 |  


Walking to end hunger

Walking to end hunger

It’s not just Woodstock Festival being celebrated for 50 years. Crop Hunger Walk is celebrating 50 years of continuously contributing toward end...

September 6th, 2019 |