Old To New

In Malachi, the last book in the Old Testament  God says” Jacob I have loved and Esau I have hated.” I know no explanation for the idea that God hated Esau. That seems so out of character for the God I serve today though every generation of humans characteristically behaved badly enough to warrant  God’s … More Old To New

Accepting Love

Feeling steady Love…..There is a huge difference between feeling loved and feeling I am lovable. If I have to have your love to feel I am OK then I tend to bea people pleaser. My neediness gobbles down the love and praise from you and then I have to look for more. I have to … More Accepting Love

Helped by Jesus

Today I had a Jesus object lesson. My wonderful little car stalled on me this morning while I was driving at about 35 MPH.When I stopped I began pushing it off the busy road I was on. A middle aged Hispanic man stopped to help me move my car to a safe place.Then I used his … More Helped by Jesus

Surprising Love

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 Surprising Love