Tag: analogy

Losing Sight of the Trail

The other day we were hiking up in the mountains where the air is clear and the clouds are so close you want to touch them and we lost the trail. We'd stopped to take in some rest and sunshine in a clearing and…

Enduring the Pull

Sometimes life offers us the choice of taking on something challenging. Sometimes it doesn’t.

Pruning Time

The other day Ritchie came home from work, donned his athletic garb, grabbed a ladder and the loppers and took to the backyard. As I wrestled with an unruly crab bisque in the kitchen, I repeatedly glanced out the back window to see him…

Brief musings on John

Have you ever wondered about John using the phrase “whom Jesus loved” in reference to himself?  In a New Testament class I was in, the teacher would joke that John felt pretty highly of himself and didn’t hesitate to remind us.  I would always…