Loneliness—A Heart’s Cry for Love

Loneliness—A Heart’s Cry for Love

One popular film a few years ago, opens with Bridget Jones alone in her apartment, singing along with the radio, her tears and frustration building to a crescendo as she bellows out “All by myself,. . . . I don’t wanna be all by myself anymore!”  She mimed the...
Over Reaction Born of Despair?

Over Reaction Born of Despair?

Alone in the office, working on my overdue blog article, I was distracted by a blurb that came across my news feed – a live shooter in California, at YouTube Headquarters.  Identified as Nasim Aghdam, the shooter appears to have become angry at YouTube over new...
Optimum Flow

Optimum Flow

“The casually dressed man stood on the manicured eighteenth green of the PGA Senior Professional Championships at West Palm Beach. He stood fifty feet from the pin, determined to get to the hole in two strokes, tie for the lead, and force sudden death.  He walked...
Called to Love As Jesus Loved. . .

Called to Love As Jesus Loved. . .

Headlines often trigger emotion.  That’s what they are designed to do, after all.  The messages that claim to “spark outrage” or  promise “shocking new details” on the latest scandal will sometimes catch my attention enough to read an article, or watch a news clip. ...
Prepare Yourself to Pray

Prepare Yourself to Pray

When a man or woman comes to you with their story of abuse, they are seeking comfort and healing. And if they are people of faith, they hope that you will pray for them.  At this moment, you are God’s eyes and ears.  You are offering His gaze of love and compassion...