Think Before You Lend A Hand

“Don’t stare!” As youngsters we all heard some adult in our lives tell us it was impolite to gawk, giggle or point when we encountered a physically or mentally disabled person. We also didn’t know enough to lower our voices or wait until we were well out of earshot to ask, “Why does he look, walk, talk, think, hear, see,     read more

Casting Cares Into The Lake

Spiked with a rainbow of colored markers, a bright blue bucket filled with golf-ball-size rocks propped open the door of our meeting room. Thankful for the reappearance of sunshine illuminating the curious doorstop and not having to wrestle with the lock while holding bags, props and notes, I wondered what part the blue bucket would play in the weekend retreat     read more

Real Treasure

“The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field. When a man found it, he hid it again, and then in his joy went and sold all he had and bought that field.” Matthew 13:44 Do you pick up pennies in a parking lot? I do, partly because of the little rhyme my mother taught me as a     read more