Old cemeteries give the lie to our deepest desires. The names become worn, and when enough generations have come and gone, the story behind the monuments is forgotten, never to be brought to mind ...

Luge is one of the fastest and most dangerous Olympic sports. The sleds approach speeds upward of 90 mph. Steering is done with the entire body and requires extensive strength training. It is very ...

Let’s look at an unusual word. Existential. It means having to do with life, with our existence, with the fact that we are here and alive on this very day. Now let’s take a derivative of that ...

  Life among the roses can be a thorny affair. The roses are beautiful, and we want to pick each one, but the thorns can cut us even as we reach for them. Where is our security when even the ...

The world tells us we can look forward to a changing world, one of our own creation. Reports as of April 2022 proclaim the SW United States will continue to endure debilitating drought and heat. ...

“Whether it be today or in 20 years, you will always face the consequences of your actions.” (Galatians 6:7 ESV) Do not be deceived: God is not mocked, for whatever one sows, that will he also ...

Spring … a time of rebirth and new life. Yet, you don’t feel it. Winter still holds its harsh hand over your days, and all you can feel is the chill of January. It’s time for you to come to ...

Sparrows are small birds, with wingspans about the size of an opened hand, and short, stubby beaks. They are certainly the most familiar of wild birds, because they nest where humanity lives. If we ...

It is every little girl’s desire to marry a prince. It is Disney to the core, for that perfect man to come in to sweep us off our feet, and to be carried away to a distant land of tall towers, ...

Skinning a penny is a euphemism for having a budget so tight there is no room for anything extra. Not ice cream, not new socks, not even treats for the dog. A character from an award-winning 1989 ...

What we are is who we are. That seems obvious on the surface. After all, we’ve heard the one-liners. We are what we eat. Life is what we make it. The early bird gets the worm. All these refer ...

Facing trouble is a daily occurrence for many of us. Sick children. The icemaker floods the freezer. We trip and tear our shirt on the way to work. And that’s just the morning. We must still ...

“Watch closely, for if you can learn from the mistakes of others, then you can prevent yourself from making the same errors.” (1 John 1:19 ESV) If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just ...