Cancer: Staging

We got a crash course in cancer staging our first few days after Anna’s tumor was discovered. We were told that an MRI and CT Scan were needed to determine staging so we scheduled her appointments. Here’s a pic that…

The Power of Money

In considering different things to moving away from and moving toward during Lent, I read Matthew 6 with a few friends this week. The wisdom of Jesus is sobering: “No one can be loyal to two masters. He is bound…

What is Mercy…Really?

“Blessed are the merciful, for they will receive mercy.” (Matt 5:7) What is mercy? There is often talk of the grace of God, but what is the mercy of God? Mercy in Greek language is eleēmōn – showing kindness or…

Are You Content?

We are suffering from an epidemic of discontent. What we don’t have, aren’t experiencing, can’t achieve often dominates our thought life. “If only…” or “When _______ happens then…” For some reason it seems easier to focus on what isn’t happening,…