Buried Treasure Inside You

Matthew 13:44-46 The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field, which someone found and hid; then in their joy they go and sell all that they have and buy that field. “Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant in search of fine pearls; on finding one pearl of great value, […]

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Who Do You Meet on the Road?

Luke 24     Not that long ago if we needed to walk, drive, or take public transportation to a place we asked other people how to get there. Then, we used paper maps. After that, we typed the address into a computer and printed out Mapquest directions. Remember that? Then the GPS with the somewhat […]

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Matthew 5:38-48 Are you a perfectionist? A dictionary definition: a perfectionist is a person who refuses to accept any standard short of perfection. In psychology, perfectionism is a personality trait of a person who strives for flawlessness and sets excessively high performance standards, often accompanied by overly critical self-evaluations and deep concerns about how others […]

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A Fragile Peace

Isaiah 11:1-4a It is December. It’s colder. The leaves are on the ground. Winter has come. Animals know it. They sense it—they go about their business getting ready for colder nights, gathering food and making more stable shelters. There is so much movement in nature at this time of year if you pay attention to […]

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