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An Old Story Newly Told

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Jesus taught in parables – a story with layered messages, a story that attempts to reveal contradictions as well as weaken the status quo.[1]  Perhaps one of his main messages…

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Making Do

In early 1931, as the Great Depression was moving into the lives of our ancestors, George and Olive Denyes, my grandparents, adopted a six-month old who would become my father. …

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Moving Out

If your prayer life is moving you outside of your comfort zone, it is likely you are being invited into spiritual maturity and into a deeper love.[1]  Prayer is more…

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We learn rather early in our lives that words deeply wound humans.  Words said in anger or haste can crumble a heart, a spirit, a life.  Years ago, an angry…

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