Forgiving Others

"Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die." For over 20 years, Inigo Montoya (The Princess Bride, 1987) was in the revenge business. His father was a great sword-maker who worked for the king. When a six-fingered man appeared and requested a special sword, Inigo's father took the job. He … Continue reading Forgiving Others

Spiritual Fitness in God’s Gym

As we begin a new school year, there are so many things to keep our kids (and us) cRaZy BUSY. So let’s make sure that all the good things of homework, band rehearsals, football practices, piano lessons, etc. don’t squeeze out the most important thing - relationships – especially our relationship with God. Let's make … Continue reading Spiritual Fitness in God’s Gym

How does love respond to a busy life in a complicated world?

How would you live your life if you found out you only had one year left to live? How would it change your focus? How would it affect the way you spent your time? How would it transform the way you respond and relate to your family, your neighbors, your classmates, your boss? Here is … Continue reading How does love respond to a busy life in a complicated world?


A few months ago, DeeDee and I got together with some great friends before they moved to the Seattle area. This month is our anniversary, of sorts - the four of us have been friends for 20 years. As we sat and watched our growing kids play together, we reminisced. We had some time to … Continue reading Friends