The Promise of Life

We find promises of life in both the Old and New Testaments. This is good news for the many of us who often feel overworked, overtired, and under-appreciated. Like dead men walking, we wonder when we will EVER feel alive! “In the way of righteousness is life, and in its pathway there is no death.” ~ Proverbs 12:28 (NKJV) Of course, this verse is talking about eternal life. But that eternal... read more

The Promise of An End to Earthly Suffering. (And Then What?)

This morning, amid piles of furniture and clutter and dust, we cleared a spot in the living room and shared a bagel. Our house has been torn up for a week while installers finish the new floor. In the end, it will be worth it, but the days drag on. Then I think of the Haitians who see no end to their displacement . . . or our neighbor who lies in bed waiting for an end to his suffering. What do you say... read more

A Promise to Give You Hope!

This time of year many people feel the pain of rejection and abandonment. Maybe you are one of them. Maybe you feel the sting of hopelessness, that you are not a worthy person, that no one could love you. Well, banish that thought! It comes from the pit of hell! Keep your heart open to the love that comes from the only One who REALLY matters: God Himself.Over and over He extends the olive branch to anyone... read more