THE VIEW FROM UP HERE

resilience

BUILDING RESILIENCE

Resilience is the ability to bounce back. Think of a rubber band. It should stretch without breaking. But if you...

hopes up

GET YOUR HOPES UP

I had hoped COVID would be over the day after the election like many people had told me. Everyone hoped...

SO NOW WHAT?

You hoped your guy would win. At least you wanted a clear outcome. The only thing clear from the election...

unshakable ground

WHAT IS UNSHAKABLE?

This has been a year of shaking. A pandemic, protests and a divisive political season have upended our lives this...

immeasurably more

IMMEASURABLY MORE

How much is immeasurably more?    The apostle Paul had just prayed for the Ephesian church to “be filled to the measure...

why worry

WHY DO YOU WORRY?

I worry because I’m smart.   Birds don’t worry, Jesus said. God provides for them. Flowers don’t worry. God dresses them. But...

do you see her?

DO YOU SEE THIS WOMAN?

It was a simple question Jesus asked his host. "Do you see this woman?" (Luke 7:44)   Simon wasn’t blind, but he...