Tag: Love

All You Need Is Love

Have you ever traveled to a country where you didn’t know the language? It can be tough.  When Cassie and I got married a little after 9/11, it wasn’t considered safe to travel internationally so we couldn’t go on the trip we originally planned. … Continue Reading “All You Need Is Love”

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

Hello neighbor! It didn’t matter who you were or where you lived, but everyone was a neighbor to Mr. Rogers.  When he would welcome you into his home and share his life with you, it came from a place of genuine love.  And he… Continue Reading “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?”

Wired for Love

7 Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. 8 Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love. 9 This is how God showed his love among us:… Continue Reading “Wired for Love”

The Year of Jubilee

Extraordinary kindness. Love.  Generosity.  There are people in your life who go above and beyond what’s expected.  People who impact you in an extraordinary way.  I feel blessed to have more than my fair share of people like that in my life.  My friend… Continue Reading “The Year of Jubilee”

Love Without End, Amen

Imagine a world where everyone knew they were loved unconditionally. In that kind of a world, many of the problems we have today would probably disappear.  Not all of them to be sure, but many of the demons that plague us would vanish.  If… Continue Reading “Love Without End, Amen”

The Gift

What CAN you get a wookie for Christmas when he already owns a comb? That is indeed the question of the season isn’t it?  That song is one of my favorites.  I used to own it on 45 back in the day. It came… Continue Reading “The Gift”

Love Changes Everything

One act of love can change everything

As You Wish (part 3 of The Princess Bride series)

As you wish. That’s all Westley would ever say.  But it meant so much more.  In the film, The Princess Bride, Westley starts out as a farm boy working for Buttercup’s family and those three words were all he ever said to Buttercup.  “As… Continue Reading “As You Wish (part 3 of The Princess Bride series)”

Happy Puppy Sermon

Jesus can be such a downer. Not that it’s his fault. He had a pretty tragic life. Died at the age of 32 for a crime he didn’t commit. Brutally punished and mocked while his closest friends and allies denied even knowing him. Might… Continue Reading “Happy Puppy Sermon”

When The Going Gets Tough

I hope I can be like Lisa Starr. Lisa was a friend of mine in high school and I thought she was really cute. But that’s not why I want to be like her. Sure I’d like for people to think I’m cute, but… Continue Reading “When The Going Gets Tough”