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Getting Angry with God

Sometimes I get angry with God. I used to feel that this was bad, but took comfort from the likes of David (“How long, oh Lord?”), Job, even Jesus (“Why have you forsaken me?”). Is your anger reflected in any way in your relationship with God?

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When You’re Feeling Lost

Reflect One day, I found myself separated from the person responsible for my ride home from a professional football game. Worse yet, I had forgotten

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Acknowledging Global Warming

The topic of global warming is a reminder that we have not always taken good care of the creation God has given us. Perhaps we need to pause and reflect on our attitudes toward creation.

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We Are All Gifted

There are so many ways in which we are gifted. Some people can make us laugh. Others listen well. Still others can cook or garden. Jesus clearly tells us that we are not only gifted but we are also called to live that gift—not hide it under a bushel basket.

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Gifted With Enthusiasm

I like the idea of an enthused God. It stands in meaningful contrast to the stern judgmental Old Testament God of my youth. I lack the gift of enthusiasm but witness it through some loved ones blessed with that gift.

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