Out of the Fog

Out of the Fog

  Remember that old, scary film, Out of the Fog? Well, it’s foggy this morning, and so thick that it looks as if anything could slowly emerge from the fog–eerie and silent. What is there about fog that appeals to imaginations? Maybe it’s because it distorts things and makes the familiar seem weird and unknown. […]

When the Smoke Clears

When the Smoke Clears

When the smoke clears, when the dust settles, when coronavirus is a thing of the past, how will it have changed things? It’s strange that an unseen, microscopic something can so re-arrange everyday life.  For the first time that I know anything about, our huge church will be having services Sunday online only. This virus […]

Think on These Things

Think on These Things

  I don’t believe in putting my head in the sand and not knowing what’s going on. Neither do I believe in panicking. Dictionary definition: Panic is sudden overpowering fear, often affecting large numbers of people all at once. This, I’m afraid, is what many people are experiencing and, let me tell you, it doesn’t […]

Look Behind Those Shadows

Look Behind Those Shadows

  It’s strange–the things which have no physical substance but which affect our lives.  No one would doubt that shadows exist. When the sun shines on an object, that object casts a shadow. We can’t pick up the shadow or smell it or hear it, but we feel it. The sun is where it has […]

With Fear and Trembling

With Fear and Trembling

  This is from a couple of years back. I’m not sure why I dread going to see a dentist. Maybe it’s all the mysterious, sharp-pointed tools that conjure up thoughts of medieval torture chambers. Maybe it’s a fear of the unknown. Maybe it’s a fear of the known. But, one thing is certain–I’m always […]

Got Any Giants?

Got Any Giants?

“Got any rivers you think are uncrossable? Got any mountains you can’t tunnel through? God specializes in things thought impossible. He can do things others cannot do.”                         –Author Unknown That little chorus is running through my mind this morning. Many of us learned […]

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