Tag Archives: sacrifice

Rest, Discipline and Gravy

Can you make gravy? Of course! You boil water, open the packet of gravy mix, dump and stir. White peppered gravy in an instant that tastes pretty good on instant mashed potatoes and pre-cooked chicken fried steaks. Good, but it … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Why Can’t We Just Love?

The World Wide Web contains some pretty tough questions. For instance, “What if love was really what it’s all about? What if everyone actually loved each other, fully. With everything that love entails: encouragement, sacrifice, teaching a healthy lifestyle full … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Freedom is Pricey

The cost of freedom is pricey. Consider the 6603 American lives lost on D-Day. So many lives were lost to establish a beachhead to enable a final push into Nazi Germany.  The soldiers faced fear and death in order to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Pain of Unintentional Fear

A grandfather recounted a joy filled time of tickling, bouncing, chasing and laughing with his two to three year old granddaughter. One of life’s greatest joys turned to one of life’s most painful in an instant. The grandfather often had … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Faintness of Our Desire

Meister Eckhart, a thirteenth-fourteenth century philosopher, theologian, and mystic said, “The reason we are not able to see God is the faintness of our desire.”  Lent, the forty days prior to Easter, is an opportunity to fan the flames of … Continue reading

Posted in Lent | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment