Monthly archive for ‘ April, 2013 ’

The Prodigal Son

29th April 2013 | 0 Comments

You may think this post is about the son who took his father’s inheritance, left home, and squandered it on crazy living, before finally coming to his senses and returning home in repentance. After all, the title of “prodigal son” typically refers to this young man of Jesus’ parable. But I am not writing about […]

Evidence of Discipleship

24th April 2013 | 0 Comments

Recently I have been pondering the story of Christ’s encounters with Nicodemus.  The first, infamous, meeting of the two occurred under cover of darkness, which many speculate was a result of Nicodemus’ fear of the other Jewish leaders. Others suggest he was sent by the Pharisees to investigate Jesus’ claims about Himself and an evening […]

I Hate This Airport!

19th April 2013 | 0 Comments

I dragged two carry-ons down the long hallway, keeping a peripheral eye on my little traveling companion, Roman. We had just returned form a week-long trip to Florida: work for me, play with the grandparents for him. As I entered the main area on the second floor of the Milwaukee International Airport, I marveled at […]

Some Dreams are Made of Reality

5th April 2013 | 0 Comments

I stared out at the lake hugging my jacket close and wondering what had possessed me to think 45 degrees warm enough for a picnic. The wind sliced past me, but I was smiling in spite of the nippy weather. My heart was light and my eyes were misty. Climbing over the rocky boundary between […]