One Thing You Need to Become a Great Person

One Thing You Need to Become a Great Person

You remember the story of Moses. Or maybe you don’t remember Moses’ story, but you’ve heard of or seen the DreamWorks animation film ‘The Prince of Egypt’. Well, that film is about Moses, a Jewish child born in Egypt, who lived about 3300 years ago. (Here is his story.) Moses traveled a lot and was […]

Three Things We Can’t Do Without

Three Things We Can’t Do Without

The very first time I took my new secondhand boat on the water I had to go through a lock. If you have ever spent any time observing pleasure boats going through a lock, you have had a fun day and learned a lot about how men and women get along and communicate with each […]

Jon Will’s Gift

Jon Will’s Gift

“This era has coincided, not just coincidentally, with the full, garish flowering of the baby boomers’ vast sense of entitlement, which encompasses an entitlement to exemption from nature’s mishaps, and to a perfect baby.” When Jonathan Frederick Will was born 40 years ago — on May 4, 1972, his father’s 31st birthday — the life […]

God’s Hand in Our Suffering

God’s Hand in Our Suffering

Scripture on God’s Hand in Our Suffering Many things cause us to suffer. Most, perhaps all, can be boiled down to a few major categories as follows: *Other people (deliberate actions, negligence) *Satan and demons *Animals and plants (mosquitoes biting, farm animals not cooperating, rabid dogs attaching, trees falling, poison mushrooms killing, pollen causing allergies, […]