I only have one brother, we are both adopted children from two different families. Although we are not blood-related, we have always been close. As life happens, we have each chosen our own path and … Read More

Wednesday’s Word I 05.10.23

I’m convicted by the notion of “no mores.” No more conversations.No more smiles or laughter.No more shared meals.No more quiet moments.No more inside jokes and side glances.No more dates.No more birthdays, Christmases, anniversaries.No more vacations.No … Read More

Wednesday’s Word I 04.26.23

Yesterday morning it was my great honor to witness a ceremony that has played itself out over the last couple hundred years. Almost 700 persons; different ages, different ethnicities, different nationalities, different cultures, different religious beliefs, … Read More

Wednesday’s Word I 04.12.23

I don’t know about you, but my Easter was fabulous! What a glorious day. The weather was beautiful, and the excitement in our worship service was palpable. The joy that those gathered exuded was infectious. … Read More

Wednesday’s Word I 04.05.23

Here we are in the middle of Holy Week 2023. The season of Lent seems to have flown by. It feels like we just finished Christmas, and now we are in the holiest week of … Read More

Wednesday’s Word I 03.29.23

Have you ever been so angry you just didn’t know what to do with all that emotion?  The kind of emotion that almost threatens to consume you. We are such an incredibly advanced society.  We have such … Read More


Late last year I was on a 7-day cruise out of Ft. Lauderdale to the Western Caribbean with a group of friends. It was a wonderful getaway right after Thanksgiving. As usually happens when you … Read More


This past Sunday, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences held their 95th Academy Awards. As always, it’s a festive broadcast saluting filmmakers, directors, actors, actresses, musical scores, writers, editors, cinematography, and a host … Read More


What does it mean to be welcoming? For me, there’s a real art to how you welcome others into a space and place unfamiliar to them. Taking into consideration what it takes for someone to … Read More


Here we are in the liturgical season of Lent, we are also in the Spring of the year. Things are starting to green up, all around us life is starting anew. In Lent we are … Read More