What Kind of Love?

What kind of person can keep on loving and keep on giving while being spurned and shunned? That’s what we see happening between the Prophet Hosea and his wife Gomer. That’s what we see happening between God and Israel. And that’s what we see happening between God and us.  It’s easy to be critical of […]

Live Peaceably, if Possible

There is nothing worse than knowing I have offended someone.  I would much rather be the “offendEE” than the “offendER”! I like it that this verse says “If possible…”  It is not always possible to mend fences with an offended brother or sister, but “so far as it depends on me,” I want to do […]

Where have all the wasps gone?

  I remember complaining about the weather we had endured the spring of 2011. Later that summer, I commented to Warren that I hadn’t noticed any wasps.  Usually, we were tormented by them every time we sat on our deck. Warren’s explanation for the missing wasps?  “The cold, wet spring.” After that conversation, I had my […]