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 […]

A Hebrew Blessing Just for You… From Our House to Yours

May the Lord bless you and keep you. May the Lord make his face to shine upon you,  and be gracious to you. May the Lord lift up his countenance upon you,  and give you peace.

Masterpieces by God and the People He Created

When I look at your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have set in place, what is man that you are mindful of him, and the son of man that you care for him? Psalm 8:3-4     Bless the Lord, O my soul! O Lord my God, you are very […]