As we enter the month of May, we are beginning to have more days of beautiful sunshine. Along with that sunshine we are beginning to see grass grow, trees regain their leaves, and flowers poke their heads through the soil. It can sometimes feel like it takes too long for Spring to truly arrive in … [Read more…]

“April Showers Bring May Flowers”

“April showers bring May flowers,” or as my wife, Mae, has been known to say, “April showers bring Me flowers!” As the weather gets warmer and we have more rainy days, first, let’s remember that rain is an example of God’s grace and loving sustaining of His creation. In Matthew 5:43- 45, Jesus tells His … [Read more…]

Changing Calendar…Unchanging God

As February quickly approaches, so does one of our nation’s quirkiest (in my opinion) holidays: Groundhog Day. Though this holiday is the setting for one of the greatest comedies of the 1990’s (in my opinion), I cannot help but find it bizarre that hundreds of people gather in the small Pennsylvania town of Punxsutawney to … [Read more…]

“New Year, New You!”

“New year, new you!” I am sure that many of you have either seen or heard this expression at one time or another. There is nothing inherently wrong with the sentiment. A new year is often when people take time to examine their lives and, perhaps, strive to make improvements. Of course, it isn’t long … [Read more…]