love


The customer service representative was pleasant enough. She repeatedly said, “I’m sorry, but…” I was frustrated after spending a total of two hours on the phone and on chat. I did not feel like I was being heard. I knew I was in the right, and good customer service dictated […]

When ‘I’m Sorry’ Isn’t Enough


Cross equals Love
Maybe I don’t know love at all. There’s an old song to that effect, and as I sat in Easter services this past weekend, I realized how true it is. Oh, I love my husband immensely, and I know he loves me. I love my children and my grandchildren so […]

I Don’t Know Love



Whoever claims to love God but hates a brother or sister is a liar.
February. It’s the month of Love. Advertisers are bombarding us with images of chocolates, flowers, diamonds, and even cars as potential Valentine’s Day gifts. The Winter Olympics, that symbol of unity among athletes regardless of nationality, takes place this month–and we do love our Olympic stars. Even during the Super […]

The Hardest Four-Letter Word


Spring training baseball
Baseball is back. Spring training has begun and once again we can enjoy the sunshine, warm breezes, and fresh air while the “boys of summer” play their games. Some people find┬ábaseball boring, while others love the strategy and the thrill of seeing a home run or an amazing play that […]

Put Your Heart Into It



Be patient and lovingly accept each other. Gal. 4:2
“Be humble and gentle in every way. Be patient with each other and lovingly accept each other. Through the peace that ties you together, do your best to maintain the unity that the Spirit gives” (Ephesians 4:2-3, ESV) It’s been a rough week in the evangelical world. Recent┬árevelations in the […]

A Call for Unity