Month: April 2022

  • God’s Paintbrush at Work

    God’s Paintbrush at Work

    I have mixed emotions about Facebook. But one feature I do enjoy is the occasional memories that pop up. These heartwarming reminders, more often than not, spark a laugh, prompt a smile, or, more likely, a shake of the head as I wonder — has it been that long? This week’s Facebook memory is a […]

  • What’s So Good About Good Friday?

    What’s So Good About Good Friday?

    Matthew 27:45-46:  Now from the sixth hour there was darkness over all the land until the ninth hour. And about the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, “Eli, Eli, la′ma sabach-tha′ni?” that is, “My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?”   As one ponders these last words of Christ on the cross, […]

  • Misty Eyes and the Ashokan Farewell Waltz

    Misty Eyes and the Ashokan Farewell Waltz

    Music has power — to elevate your mood, lower stress, and even improve your blood flow. Depending on the tempo and chord progression, music can calm one’s spirit or tug tenderly on your heartstrings. I was reminded recently of one melody that, for me, often prompts a search for Kleenex.  Three notes and my eyes […]