When One Day Bends Your Life

When One Day Bends Your Life

“One day can bend your life,” writes New York Times best-selling author Mitch Albom. I learned anew recently that he is painfully right. What bends your life right now? Relationship heartache? Illness? Depleted finances? A struggling child? Loss of a loved one? On...

Top Questions for Our Fireside Chat

You and I need a fireside chat and not just because the polar vortex is bitterly walloping chunks of the country. If you and I were sitting around a roaring fire and chatting about life and our dreams and aspirations for 2019, I would hope we’d find ourselves at ease...
Seeing Small Things, Doing Small Things

Seeing Small Things, Doing Small Things

Stumbling along with my dog in the awakening morning light, I saw them. Three small things . . . three little stones on the frozen sidewalk. Something had dislodged them from their landscaping bed. Perhaps another human-dog duo out on their constitution. Before I...
When God Goes Silent

When God Goes Silent

Learning to bend in life includes learning to hold tight when it feels like God goes silent. Hello? Hello? Are you there? So goes the wondering when it comes to the Almighty and his sealed lips. When God feels so eerily distant, has he sealed his heart off from us...