What’s to Fear?

“When I die, Karen gets my amount of Social Security.” My husband was talking to some co-workers recently as he returned some keys he’d been using for parking meter collection. One of them frowned. “Oh, don’t talk like that.” “Why not? It’s gonna happen.” Jerry laughed on his way out the door. He recounted the …

Jesus Weeps

In treatment for prostate cancer, my husband says, “God loves me. Jesus is weeping with me.” That statement is the healing. Jerry has come to know the compassionate God. Exodus 34:6. Wrestling with the indignities and struggles of life, we are tempted to say, “Where are you, God? What’s going on? Why is life so …

The Last Act?

"When these things begin to take place, stand up and lift up your heads, because your redemption is drawing near."Luke 21:28 Lately, this scripture plays in the back of my mind, like a soundtrack. Is it my age or the stage of the world?  At 58, I'm at the beginning of my last act here. …