January 18 – Warmth and Compassion

Todays Bible Lesson is one on warmth and compassion. I understand God made us all different with different strengths and abilities. I know what we all respond to events differently, some warmer and some cooler. I understand that. There is a line though, in my humble opinion, on common human compassion and sympathy. Giving congratulations, sharing in grief, giving thoughts […]

January 16 – Loss

Todays Bible Lesson is one on loss. Death sucks. On one hand, it is a homecoming. You get to be one with the Lord. His promises of redemption and everlasting life are fulfilled. At the same time, there is emptiness, loss, and loneliness. I learned today of that my grandmother,¬†Nancy Cammarano, passed late last night. She is not in pain […]

January 14 – Transition

Todays Bible Lesson is one of transition. At church today, our senior pastor said he was retiring next year and we need to look at transition. In my life, I’ve transitioned from one career path to another. I’ve transitioned from being a non-practicing Jew to an involved Christian. I’ve experienced people transitioning from this world to the next. (And no, […]

January 10 – Letting God Calm You Down

For today’s scripture, I want to share a pop song – Kindly Calm Me Down by Meghan Trainor. I know, what does pop music have to do with scripture and God? While this song is probably about a boyfriend helping her when “the world is loud” or when you feel “so cold, alone, Could you be my blanket”?, I think […]