Daily Word of Grace (July 3, 2020)

Daily Word of Grace # 79 (July 3, 2020) One of the deepest needs we have is the need to belong.  Our entire lives we need to know we belong—not only where we belong and also more importantly, to whom we belong.  This goes from the infants’ need to belong to their...

Daily Word of Grace (July 2, 2020)

Daily Word of Grace # 78 (July 2, 2020) In Herman Melville’s 1851 magnum opus, Moby Dick, he describes the deranged Captain Ahab’s myopic focus on killing the famed white whale this way: “All that most maddens and torments; all that stirs up the lees of things; all...

Daily Word of Grace (July 1, 2020)

Daily Word of Grace # 77 (July 1, 2020) In a particularly hilarious episode of the classic television comedy The Office the neurotic Dwight K. Shrute finally has his dream come true and is named Acting Manager of the Scranton, Pennsylvania branch of the fictitious...

Daily Word of Grace (June 30, 2020)

Daily Word of Grace # 76 (June 30, 2020) One of Jesus’s teachings about the Holy Spirit is darkly funny at the outset: “Is there anyone among you who, if your child asks for a fish, will give a snake instead of a fish?  Or if the child asks for an egg, will give a...

Daily Word of Grace (June 29, 2020)

Daily Word of Grace # 75 (June 29, 2020) Although Led Zeppelin is not known for their love songs as much as their iconic rock classics, one of my favorite of their songs is “Thank You” from Led Zeppelin II (1969), a beautiful song about the steadfastness of love. ...

Daily Word of Grace June 26, 2020

Daily Word of Grace # 74 (June 26, 2020) One of the greatest quarterbacks in NFL history is the legendary Joe Montana, who led the San Francisco 49’ers to four Super Bowl titles.  In addition to his prolific statistics and his ability to come through in the clutch...