Jesus Restores Me

“What does the word restore mean?” I asked my four grandchildren who were memorizing the 23rd Psalm over lunch. It’s like making something new again,” they concluded. “What does it mean to restore my soul?” I questioned further, “And what is your soul anyway?” “It’s...

Learning to Be Responsible

Personal responsibility is neither caught nor taught.   Rather, it must be learned.  Being responsible is the opposite of being entitled.  Kids tend to consider responsibility solely in terms of “doing what they are told to do”.  I enjoy listening to my grandchildren,...

THE LAST STRAW

Wednesday was one of THOSE DAYS. The State of the School Address had gone late the night before.  I had put a great deal of effort into preparing an address on the topic of “testing points” – those challenges that come our way and test our resolve, revealing our...