When I wrote the devotional for today, I was working in an insurance office and clashed daily with a co-worker. I took walks not only to seek out God’s wisdom, but also to calm my tense body and ...read more
Recently I watched two movies--God Grew Tired of Us and The Good Lie--about children displaced by war who walked for miles, eventually ending up in refugee camps where most of their childhood years were spent. Images of these kids reminded me that many people live with less than ...read more
When I saw the email telling me that my writing had been selected for publication in The Upper Room, it was both a surprise and a delight. The only writing I have ever done was in school, at school (I am a teacher) and in my daily devotionals. It was ...read more
The meditation today speaks of “Ordinary Jars” and “Empty Jars” and how these mediocre vessels and ordinary, plain water were used by Jesus to provide the best wine for the wedding guests. How sinners and “flawed vessels” can glorify Him!
My right ear is totally deaf and it is deemed, ...
Edward Kelly Jr. the one sitting on the Father's lap. His mother's name was Catherine and the baby she is holding is my brother, Steve. His father—Edward Kelly, Jr.—was a CWO4 (Chief W. Officer). He served in the South Pacific during WWII and also served in ...
My sons were singing. That may sound like an ordinary little thing. But to me it wasn’t little, and it wasn’t ordinary. If anyone else had walked into the youth room of our church at that moment, they would have simply ...