How do you see them?

#blacklivesmatterWhat did you think when you saw the image above? I have been thinking about how we see things over the last several weeks. Certainly the horrific news of violence and death here in the USA from Orlando, Baton Rouge, Minneapolis, and Dallas have grabbed the local headlines. In the aftermath of those events, questions have been raised about how we the people see things – or don’t see things – or choose to see things. Continue reading

Praying: good gifts

ask-seek-knockAsk, Seek, Knock and Good Gifts.  9 “And I tell you, ask and you will receive; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. 10 For everyone who asks, receives; and the one who seeks, finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened. 11 What father among you would hand his son a snake when he asks for a fish? 12 Or hand him a scorpion when he asks for an egg? 13 If you then, who are wicked, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will the Father in heaven give the holy Spirit to those who ask him?” Continue reading