Prayer “too deep for words”

Although parents get tired of hearing it, a child’s cry is a miraculous way God helps us figure out what he or she wants.  Crying is how children express their longings, how their deepest desires come to the surface of their lives. But wouldn’t it be easier if they just told us in plain wordsContinue reading “Prayer “too deep for words””

Good citizen, good Christian: The Obligation of Jury Duty

The other day, when our church’s administrators and I were hanging around the office, one of the administrators mentioned she had jury duty next week.  Jury duty–just the sheer phrase makes us take a deep breath. Without asking whether or not she wanted advice, the other administrator and I talked about ways to get outContinue reading “Good citizen, good Christian: The Obligation of Jury Duty”