The Problem with Pain

Ever since Adam and Eve took a bite out of the forbidden fruit, pain has been a part of life. It’s unavoidable. If you’re alive, you must deal with pain in varying degrees of intensity. And let’s face it. Pain can be a problem. The problem with pain is that the source is not always … [Read more…]

Call. Don’t Fall.

Bright yellow signs hung throughout the hospital. They were everywhere. In the elevators. Bathrooms. Cafeteria. Patients’ rooms. In the hallways. No matter where I stood, at least one yellow triangle was visible. Never has a message been so urgent and clear. I was, after all, in a surgical hospital. CALL. DON’T FALL. Patients with new … [Read more…]

Lessons from a Sheep, Part 1, Bragging Rights

This week’s blog is the first in a series of posts on Psalm 23. The Twenty-Third Psalm is perhaps the best known biblical passage in American society. Hollywood producers frequently use this psalm during graveside scenes, and it offers such comfort that many funerals today include the passage. Because of this, many people associate this … [Read more…]