An important event happened this week when military units from different countries overlooked their differences and worked together. The city of St Lo in France was recaptured… Read more “Monday Minute: Unity”
During this week in 1846, the USS Portsmouth entered San Francisco Bay, and landed forces from the United States Army to occupy it. The US Congress had… Read more “Monday Minute: Perfect Timing”
Has your house ever been robbed in the dead of night? For your sake I sincerely hope not. But you can probably imagine how you’d feel to wake up and find your TV or computer stolen. This is the feeling I get when I read Luke 12:39-40…..
I have noticed one thing about myself that has changed once I had children: the easiest way to irritate me is to do something unkind to my… Read more “Monday Minute: My Daddy is Watching”
It doesn’t seem too long ago that I was an exasperated 13 year old trying to rid myself of my pesky little sister. At three years old she had taken to following me around and copying everything I said or did. This was even worse when……..
I was filling my coffee cup the other day at work, and when I reached into the bin to get a couple of Keurig K-Cups, I couldn’t… Read more “Monday Minute: Monkey Lesson”
Do you know what yesterday was? Sure, it was the Day the Lord has made, and it was a Sunday, but there’s more to it than that… Read more “Monday Minute: Pentecost Sunday”
We all know the scene: a bright sunny day, with foamy waves, golden sand, and perfect white shells. Colorful beach towels, kids building sand castles as teenagers tan.
This is what I think of when I picture a beach: sunny perfection. Unfortunately for any resident of Washington State, the coast doesn’t quite match this description.
Rob Bell, mortified at the death of his 14-year old brother, could not come to grips with the idea that after 14 years of life, his brother… Read more “Monday Minute: Shaken Faith”
“If grace was a kingdom, I stopped at the gate
Thinking I don’t deserve to pass through after all the mistakes that I’ve made
Oh but I heard a whisper as Heaven bent down
Said, ‘Child, don’t you know that the first will be last and the last get a crown'”