God’s Glory On Display At The Olympics

When I was getting to know Colleen, who eventually became my wife, one of our dates was seeing a performance of the Windsor Symphony Orchestra. My wife tells me it was a concerto, whatever that is. I was not familiar with the musical piece they were playing nor fully understanding the nuances of the concerto […]

Baseball Blessings

When I was a teenager, I use to watch Saturday Night Live quite often. One of the memorable skits on the show featured the character Chico Escuela. He was a retired baseball player from the Dominican Republic who used to play for the New York Mets. He had a classic line which he said often […]

Thriving & Thanking Go Together

Author Dennis Prager made a penetrating insight with respect to gratitude in his book “Happiness Is A Serious Problem”. He wrote: “There is a secret to happiness and it is gratitude. All happy people are grateful, and ungrateful people cannot be happy. We tend to think that it is being unhappy that leads people to […]

Mountains and Valleys Along the Pilgrim Way

It is no accident that Christ experienced the Transfiguration in Mathew 17. This is a mountaintop experience above all mountaintop experiences. It happened right after Jesus’ first explicit teaching of his upcoming arrest, crucifixion and resurrection in Mathew 16:21. Suffering, spiritual power and glory are always held and experienced in dynamic tension within a Christian […]