Life and Joy

My life has taken on a measure of sameness, at least during the week. Get up around five a.m., take my abiraterone for my cancer, find something to do for an hour (stay up or go back to bed-usually not the second one), fix breakfast and coffee at six, get ready for the day, and […]

Do Justice, Love Kindness, Walk Humbly

“He has told you, O man, what is good: and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?” – Micah 6:8 Some of you have already heard this story. Please bear with me; I retell it for a reason. Last Tuesday […]

Trust in the Face of Hopelessness

“Though He slay me, yet will I trust Him” -Job 13:15 I almost didn’t write this. I haven’t had much enthusiasm for writing lately and sure haven’t found much inspiration. It’s been a difficult month for a variety of reasons. At the outset of my treatment for prostate cancer in January, I knew it would […]

Rejected

I receive numerous email devotionals every day, by design. In addition to my daily Bible readings they stimulate my thoughts and act as a springboard in the quest to grow in my relationship with God and his son Jesus Christ. They’re all good but sometimes don’t necessarily click with my thoughts that day. Today, I […]

Iron Sharpens Iron

“Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another.” – Proverbs 27:17 I love working in my shop, but I hate dull tools. They’re dangerous and they don’t work well. So I’ve learned to sharpen tools. At first, I didn’t like sharpening very much because I wasn’t good at it. But the more I read and […]