Category Archives: Relationships

A Fine Balance

It is a fine balance to have the humility to appreciate others while also learning to respect ourselves. A balance improved by practice. Continue reading

Posted in Christian Devotions, Poetic Contemplations, Poetry, Relationships, Spiritual Contemplation | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on A Fine Balance

Shared Beauty

Impressive, spectacular, beautiful: cannas lilies and people who reflect Christ in their lives. Continue reading

Posted in Christian Devotions, Christian Living, Gardening, Nature, Relationships, Spiritual Contemplation | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Shared Beauty

Angel on a Summer Day

A work break on a sweltering afternoon turned into one of the most wonderful little stories I’ve ever heard. Thanks, Todd Ray! Continue reading

Posted in Christian Devotions, Christian Living, College, Higher Education, Relationships, Spiritual Contemplation | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Angel on a Summer Day

Worry, Segregation and the Thousand Year Reign

There are things we should worry about and things we shouldn’t. As long as we’re with Jesus, that first list is a lot shorter! Continue reading

Posted in Christian Devotions, Christian Living, Relationships, Spiritual Contemplation | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Worry, Segregation and the Thousand Year Reign

Empathy and the Golden Rule

Until I experienced the loneliness of losing my hearing, I never thought about what my dad went through. Continue reading

Posted in Aging, Christian Devotions, Christian Living, Family, Relationships, Spiritual Contemplation | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Empathy and the Golden Rule

Last Week of May, 2020

Humility, courage and righteousness are powerful things; blessed are the peacemakers. Continue reading

Posted in Poetic Contemplations, Relationships, Spiritual Contemplation | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Last Week of May, 2020

Never Alone

Elijah thought he was the ONLY faithful follower of God in all of Israel. Boy Howdy, was he wrong! Continue reading

Posted in Christian Devotions, Christian Living, Relationships, Spiritual Contemplation | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Never Alone

A Good Visit in the Middle of May, 2020

The most time in a long time to visit with our daughter… time very well spent! Continue reading

Posted in Family, Poetic Contemplations, Poetry, Relationships, Spiritual Contemplation | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on A Good Visit in the Middle of May, 2020

On the Passing of David Miley

There is always grief in loss but there is some comfort in knowing a loved one is beyond pain and suffering. There is greater comfort in knowing we will see them again. Continue reading

Posted in Christian Devotions, Christian Living, Death & Dying, Family, Poetic Contemplations, Poetry, Relationships, Spiritual Contemplation | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on On the Passing of David Miley

Can Compassion Survive a Virus?

A pandemic, an old truck, and a guy pushing a bicycle on a cold morning… whaddayagonna do? Continue reading

Posted in Christian Devotions, Christian Living, Relationships, Spiritual Contemplation | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Can Compassion Survive a Virus?