Wait for It

Wait for It

What is it about waiting that goes against the grain for us mere mortals?  Do any of us really enjoy waiting?  Not likely.  We moan and groan at the long lines in Walmart, a doctor who is behind schedule, delayed test results, a long storyteller, or a...
Silly Questions

Silly Questions

Silly questions are the ones where the answer already seems obvious. Silly questions you could ask of me would be: “The kids want to come over, is that OK?”“Do you want to go to church this morning?”“Hey, Steve, do you enjoy being a grandfather and great grandfather?”...
Empty Saddles

Empty Saddles

Mom had just finished squeezing the juice from the chokecherries, the paraffin wax was melting in the double boiler, and the jars were ready for the syrup and jellies that would grace our table through the winter. She looked out the kitchen window and saw my horse...
When God Doesn’t Make Sense

When God Doesn’t Make Sense

Over my 45+ year journey as a follower of Christ, I have gone through and used several pat answers to the question, “Steve, how are you doing?” For a large portion of my life I gave the typical “Fine, thank you” answer. But at one point I decided that I wanted to be...
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