A Man Fell Into a Hole

A Man Fell Into a Hole

A modern parable from an episode of the television show The West Wing recently spoke to me.  Here’s the tale:     As he walked down a street, a man fell into a hole. The walls of the hole were so steep he couldn’t climb out. So, the man cried for help....

Does God Want You to “Find Your Happy?”

Take a moment and ask yourself a simple, yet important, question: “Am I happy?”  In this moment, as you read these words—pause—be honest—and give yourself a yes or no answer.       I did that as I wrote this reflection. Although I generally consider...

Poppa, Are You Here?

When I was a child sleeping alone in my room, nightmares often jabbed me awake in the darkness of night.   Trembling, I’d sit up and call out, “Poppa, are you here?”     My father’s six-foot two-inch frame would appear in the doorway as if God had sent...