Song of the Day

January 31, 2021Songs

All I’d intended to do was to post this song: This Could Change Everything But then I ran into the movie it was featured in: And the threats against some theaters that were showing it:  And the book on which that movie was based: Wow. And all I’d intended was to post a song. … Read More

Be the Light

January 28, 2021S.A.P.

I’ve had this theme of light running through my head over the last six months of 2020 and into 2021. For a long time I just considered it an off-shoot of my 2020 Word of the Year–my daily reminder to “shine.” But today I remembered where I was less than a year ago–before we’d ever … Read More


January 21, 2021S.A.P.

It’s possible to have your heart break and be blessed at the same moment. This was that kind of moment.—Tim Gustafson Even in the worst of times, miracles are born. Ours came early. But the miracles began long before his birth. At age 40, my daughter-in-law had no intention of becoming pregnant. Their marriage was on … Read More

Song of the Day

January 17, 2021Songs

Good Grace “Don’t let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God, and trust also in me.” –Jesus (John 14:1)


January 14, 2021S.A.P.

I’m not into art, nor am I a deep thinker. So I was surprised when something struck me hard as I looked at a picture of a famous painting by Michelangelo. Creation of Adam had never stirred anything in me before. Yet in a flash, the new word I’d heard only in relation to “COVID … Read More

Heal Our Nation

January 11, 2021S.A.P.

For the first time in more than a decade, I had to go church surfing today.  I needed to hear from a church that at least spoke to, if not boldly put down, the events of the past week and their instigator. My church was silent, as were so many others.  Thankfully, I found just … Read More