plain and simple

I went for a walk on the beach this morning. Got to see that glorious sun come up. Plain and simple. There were no whistles or bells. No stage, no one telling that sun how to optimize the experience. It slowly peeked above the horizon as the wind and waves did their thing. But it changed the whole appearance of the waves and warmed the wind and just seeing it break through the darkness always does something for me forRead more

…a few thoughts on darkness and light in response to the tragedy in Charleston…

“The light shines in the darkness and the darkness has not overcome it.”  John 1:5 Darkness can loom in so many ways.  It can fill a room.  It can fill a heart.  But when light comes in, the darkness flees.  It flees. Light dispels darkness. Hope is like the light that floods spaces and makes the darkness flee.  Darkness is fleeing in Charleston, South Carolina.  Darkness is fleeing because love is flooding a space, and where there is love, thereRead more

The “These” and the “Those”

Where Grace Abounds Those in desperate need of a doctor are not the healthy, But the sick Those who are in need of water Are the thirsty Those who are in need of a meal Are the hungry Those who are in need of covering Are the naked Those in need of freedom Are the enslaved Those who are in need of mercy are the accused Those who are in need of forgiveness Are the unforgiven..and the unforgiving Those whoRead more