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A Saga that brings Hope

My Life Is Over I have become a little old man. I was to fly to Florida to do some work. I did not bring a suitcase. I carried three shoulder bags. One of the bags contained my computer, my iPad, and wallet/money. I got through security and then onto the Denver tram to take me to terminal C. I got off the tram, and walked the long corridor to my gate. I had a great Southwest boarding number. I am an "A List" guy now. So I was going to get a good seat and storage for my three shoulder bags. I decided to take out my wallet and money and put those things into my pockets for the trip. I took off one shoulder bag, and then another. I looked down. I have three bags. Where is bag num

The Widow's Mite

Widow's Mite I did a funeral recently for a fellow who had some good and some not so good in him during his life. Some people at the funeral admired him, but many had scar tissue from past hurts. I addressed this issue using the bible story of the widow who put all she had into the temple treasury basket, a few pennies. Each of us can give only what we have and sometimes we have not much to give in terms of love and kindness. We all have our widow's mite of love and for some people it is not enough. So they are resentful. How will these people live after this funeral? To resent is to feel something over and over long after the events have passed and people have died. You will always

God Questions

God Questions When it comes to faith issues I think that there are two questions that we need to ask if we are going to have an adult faith that works for us. When a child, you are often given a faith with answers from traditions, cultures and dogmas. Children tend to believe authority figures, but in time they wonder, question and doubt. So here are two questions I would suggest. First, ask of the divine, should there be one, “Who are you?” The answer is crucial for you because it will begin a personal relationship that has a power to positively affect your life. It becomes your faith and not some other person’s. The answer will not be dogmatic either. I know many people who give me