Silent Night

Silent Night is one of the most popular melodies ever written. It evokes a peaceful scene of the newborn Savior, lying in the manger, being watched over by Mary, Joseph, shepherds, and stable animals. There can be no more humble or lowly scene, and yet the Creator of the world had come to save it.… Read More Silent Night


1 Corinthians 13 is unquestionably my favorite passage of scripture. In it the Apostle Paul encourages us to develop the greatest of divine attributes – love. The word that is translated as charity in the King James Version of the Bible is the Greek word agape. The Greeks wisely have four different words for love:… Read More Charity


My mother passed away last year.  She was an amazing woman who sacrificed greatly for her family. Her death was fairly sudden and I was left to deal with a complex set of emotions that overlaid another serious trial in my life that was happening at the same time.  Fortunately, Mom had taught me well. She… Read More Elegy