High Flight

While this poem by John Gillespie Magee Jr. expresses the high-flying exultation only a pilot can know, I can't help but think this might be what it will feel like on that glorious day when we leave this earth and head to Heaven, our true home: High Flight Oh, I have slipped the surly bonds... Continue Reading →

To Be or Not to Be

"What if you're enough, just the way you are?" The subject line of the email startled me. Haunted me for days, if I'm honest. "What if you're enough, just the way you are?" My gut reaction? "What? Of course I'm not enough. And anyway, isn't that kind of a sacrilegious question?" Because I'm supposed to... Continue Reading →

When Whales Dance

I have long suspected that plants and animals praise their Creator in ways at which we can only guess. Imagine my delight, then, to run across this paraphrase of Psalm 104, in which whales "with finny feet/dance underneath the sailing fleet".  I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.   On Lebanon His... Continue Reading →

Can I Get an Amen?

It's back to school time in my neck of the woods. Hooray! I've had a great summer and I'm ready to head back to the classroom. So in the spirit of the new school year, I thought I'd give everyone a little vocabulary lesson that just might give you a whole new outlook on the... Continue Reading →

Heaven: My Five Favorite Quotes

I don't know about you, but Heaven is sounding better every day! Today, I thought I'd share some of my favorite quotes about our real home.   "Shall we stop at the poor line, the grave, which all our Christianity is always trying to wipe out and make nothing of, and which we always insist... Continue Reading →

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