Do I Have All?

 “He that hath Christ, being a pauper, hath all things, and he that hath not Christ possessing a thousand worlds possess nothing for real happiness and joy.” Perhaps, Charles H. Spurgeon had (Colossians 3:11) in mind when he made this statement. Spurgeon says Christ Jesus is ALL; and for humanity, Christ is All we must […]

Charles H. Spurgeon

A Hockey Lesson for Writers

“Wayne Gretzky is the greatest hockey player ever—a remarkably gifted athlete.” Gordon T Smith, president of reSource Leadership International wrote in his book Courage & Calling. I completely agree with that statement. I remember in August of 1988 when Gretzky came to the LA Kings. Even for a casual hockey watcher as myself, it was a […]

The Great One becomes a King

Mary’s Sabbath Candle

Mary stood in her house of mourning with a death grip on the edge of the table her son had made. If she clutched this tight enough, wood he had touched, it might somehow—in that moment—bring him back. But it did not. Her son was dead and buried in a rock-hewn tomb in a garden […]


Leper’s Attitude of Gratitude

Today, I’m thinking about gratitude. I’m grateful for our little rental apartment in Kauai and my ability to clean it. I am thankful for the sweat accumulating on my skin, and balmy December breeze, which enters like a welcomed guest, to infuse every small corner and soothe every inch of me. I feel convicted about […]

My Life Verse!

Do you have a life verse? For me it begins with (Romans 8:1 NKJV) “There is therefore now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus, who do not walk according to the flesh, but according to the Spirit,” and ends with (Romans 8:38-39) “For I am persuaded that neither death nor life, nor angels […]