When You Feel Forsaken

  “My God, My God why has thou forsaken Me?” Matthew 27:46   Have you ever gone through a time in your life when you weren’t feeling particularly spiritual? When it took work to pray, when it was too painful to cast light into the shadowy corners of your heart? I know I have certainly […]

The Beauty of the Extraordinary

Now as Jesus passed by, He saw a man who was blind from birth. And His disciples asked Him, saying, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?” Jesus answered, “Neither this man nor his parents sinned, but that the works of God should be revealed in him.” John 9:1-3 NIV   On a […]

The Giving Tree

Selfless love… absolutely selfless. No bounds, no chains… Just the free-form standing branches of a tree that loved a boy. “Climb me” calls the tree, branches open, leaves like fingers. “Swing from my branches, boy. Be happy.” And the boy does. And the boy is. Time passes. The boy no longer interested in swinging from […]