Category Archives: Life Lessons

Running with Endurance

Even though the Heritage campus is closed, our school is still open.  Students are working hard to finish their courses.  But now instead of being in class, they are online. Over the past week, I’ve been part of several Zoom … Continue reading

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Make the Most of Your Time

In the midst of this pandemic, I’ve heard from a number of students who are feeling disoriented and out of sync.  Like many others, they find themselves stuck at home.  Rhythms and routines are gone. Welcome to life in limbo. … Continue reading

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Remembering Zora in the Pandemic

Two years ago, this Saturday, Zora Kightley won her battle with cancer. It had been a long, protracted battle, one demanding patience, resilience, and faith.  She, and her faithful husband Jim, withstood the devastating blows of bad news from oncologists.  … Continue reading

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Pruned

A Master Gardener, an older kindly gentleman, came to prune our apple tree yesterday.  He doesn’t seem to know there is a coronavirus – he’s whistling while he works outside. He mentioned that he had asked advice from a professional … Continue reading

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Still

“Be Still and Know that I am God.  Psalm 46:10 For over a year, one single word has felled me: [1]  Still. As in:  “Be still and know that I am God.”  Over the past year, through a simple brochure … Continue reading

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The Church in Action (Acts 7)

Acts  7 is the longest in the book of Acts (60 verses), following the shortest (chapter 6 has 15 verses).   In chapter 7 we hear Stephen’s defense before the Sanhedrin.  Having been charged with “speaking against this holy place and … Continue reading

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The Church in Action (Acts 5)

Acts 5 contains two major accounts:  Ananias and Sapphira (1-11) and the apostles’ miraculous ministry and run-in with the Sanhedrin (12-42).  In the opening verses, we see two members of the newly formed church pretend to be more generous than … Continue reading

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