Tuesday, November 12 – Reflections

Tuesday, November 12 – Reflections

Hosea 11:5-7 “Eventually, I lost everything. My job, my friends, my home, my family. At the time, I didn’t think my choices were hurting anyone but me, but I was wrong. I had no idea how wrong I was until it was too late.” As a chaplain, I’ve heard this lament far too...
Tuesday, November 12 – Reflections

Monday, November 11 – Reflections

Hosea 11:3-4 My home is ruled by a ten-pound dog. Daisy joined our household when my daughter, now a junior in college, was in kindergarten. Daisy was already an adult dog when we rescued her from the pound, so she’s at least 15 years old, probably more. Daisy’s a...
Tuesday, November 12 – Reflections

Sunday, November 10 – Reflections

Hosea 11:1-2 The last little bird left my nest this fall, and I don’t know what to do. I clearly remember when my friends were going through this stage of life. I thought, “What’s the big deal? Why aren’t they relishing their freedom and congratulating themselves on a...
Tuesday, November 12 – Reflections

Saturday, November 9 – Reflections

Mark 9:2-4 What has been the greatest spiritual experience of your life? Where did it occur? Who was there? How did God speak to you through it?  Several experiences immediately stand out in my memory. When I was 10 years old, my church group was sitting around a...
Tuesday, November 12 – Reflections

Friday, November 8 – Reflections

1 Kings 18:38-39 In Elijah’s day, fire indicated judgment. In this story, the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Israel not only arrives on the scene, but shows up in such a spectacular fashion as to remove any doubt about God’s omnipotence. The onlookers who are hoping for a...