Storms: Palm 124

Here is the back story. I am kind of a weather buff. I think in some other life I was meant to be a meteorologist but in this life I settle for checking the weather obsessively. My wife likes to make fun of the fact that I constantly check the weather but on more than … Continue reading

Hope: Psalm 121

Psalm 121 I love my two boys. In their short time here on this earth they have taught me more about faith, love and hope than any other human teacher or mentor. Both boys have an unbridled exuberance for life. I love the way they look at me. Their little eyes pierce the depths of … Continue reading

Songs of Ascent

I stumbled across something today which changed the way I am engaging Lent. Through reading a posting on a church’s website, I had my eyes opened to the “Songs of Ascent”. What are these songs? They are Psalms 120-134. Why are they special? Well, that depends. Traditionally, these psalms were recited by Jewish pilgrims on … Continue reading