The Two Sauls

You know, we have all gone through a lot of stress recently, haven’t we? And one way that we humans sometimes deal with stress is through ANGER. Now getting rid of stress by showing anger may be a way to feel sort of “better” afterwards, but, if that anger is directed at other people, THEYContinue reading “The Two Sauls”

Beloved Wretches

Jesus, in that last week of His earthly life – spent in Jerusalem – said and did many things before He was crucified. He told parables there, and one that perhaps had the most impact on the future was the one I just read a part of – in which Jesus compliments those He callsContinue reading “Beloved Wretches”

Words and Wisdom

Our scripture for this devotional is from a series of statements that Jesus made to His disciples soon after Palm Sunday, as they all entered Jerusalem. Jesus was talking to them about how, before the Second Coming arrived, some Christians would be persecuted or challenged for their faith. Jesus tonight calls such times of persecutionContinue reading “Words and Wisdom”

Fleeing in Courage

Well, here we are in the middle of another month of this long COVID season. I was just on the phone the other day with a couple to wish the husband – they are a fine couple – a “Happy Birthday!” When I asked them how they were doing, the wife said with a littleContinue reading “Fleeing in Courage”

The Spiritual Side

Recently, I read a story on my online newspaper about one of my favorite NBA basketball players – Karl-Anthony Towns, who has been playing center for several years for the Minnesota Timberwolves. Since I don’t live near Minnesota, I hadn’t heard that he had lost seven family members to COVID. At one point early onContinue reading “The Spiritual Side”