God Is Surprising

I like to say God is surprising. No matter how good I think God is it turns out God is better. When I worked at the Mission there was a very elderly retired Baptist preacher that liked to sit in the chapel. His name was Henry. I loved him dearly. One day I was walking … More God Is Surprising

Being Wrong

Not long ago I was talking to a good friend. He asked me if there was one area of knowledge in which I was an expert what would it be. I immediately answered ” I am a world class expert in one area. I know the things that do not work. That is because every … More Being Wrong

Enough To Eat

At the Union Rescue Mission where I worked we served about three thousand meals a day. On a holiday we might serve double that. We served three meals a day. I mean meals not bowls of bean soup. In the morning we generally served oat meal. Once when we had been donated a whole bunch … More Enough To Eat

Law of Love

Scientists have taken a photo of galaxies the light from which traveled for 10+ billion light years to get to earth. Yet the light from those ancient galaxies behave exactly like the light from my desk lamp. The laws of physics are universal. If that is true then I feel comfortable suggesting that there is … More Law of Love

I Am Satisfied

When I have been asked what I would change about my life I have said I would teach literature at a University. I have a University professor to whom I am very close. When I hear what he goes through I am grateful things worked out just like it did. I feel like I have … More I Am Satisfied

Facing Down Fear

Years ago I went to Magic Mountain with my 4 daughters.I was going to sit out Magic Mountains huge Roller Coastal because it was too scary things are too scary for me to enjoy. The girls would not let me get away with that. They said, “Dad, all our lives you have been telling us … More Facing Down Fear