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

The Promise of Joy!!!!

My friends, today I refer you to Susanne Lakin’s wonderful post on the We CAN! blog at The post is called “Zoom Out” and it offers helpful insights on a promise from Psalm 30:5 which says “weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning.” When do you find it hardest to believe that joy comes... read more