Love One Another

When we love someone very much, any leave-taking always brings sadness. I remember the night I left my mom’s room in the county nursing home. I moved slowly, looking back over my shoulders with a heavy heart and tears in my eyes. Leave-taking is part of everyone’s life. It reminds us that we human beings […]

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Alternative Spring Break

We were blessed with the presence of Kent State students who spent their spring break with us. Their energy and enthusiasm is amazing, and we hope to continue relationships born in this experience. Here is a short video that captures their energy and passion.  

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My Sheep Hear My Voice

If you look up today’s Gospel on Google, you get 1.9 million hits. If you put the text in quotes (“my sheep hear my voice”) you still get 1.5 million hits. That’s 1,500,000 web pages that address this text in some way. Plus at least one hit for shopping. Lots of those pages spend pixels […]

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Breakfast Served!

When I diet I figure that a good way to cut calories and lose weight is to begin early in the morning and skip breakfast. However, everything I read tells me that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Breakfast gives me the per­sonal jolt I need to get myself going with work […]

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See, Touch, Believe

This Easter season is not so easily under­stood. We know Jesus rose from the dead; we cannot so easily grasp how this has an immediate effect on us. The resurrec­tion is a mystery. Risen Life is different, a new happening, a fresh experience. Most surely, risen Life is of God. It instills Easter joy. Our […]

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