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The one who loves money will never be satisfied with money, he who loves wealth will never be satisfied with his income. This also is futile. -Ecclesiastes 5:10 The author of Ecclesiastes has a bleak outlook on life. If you can think of something that might make...

Tending the Soil

“You have heard that it was said, ‘Love your neighbor’ and ‘hate your enemy.’ But I say to you, love your enemy and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be like your Father in heaven, since he causes the sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends...

Weak Desires

Now Peter and John were going up to the temple at the time for prayer, at three o’clock in the afternoon. And a man lame from birth was being carried up, who was placed at the temple gate called “the Beautiful Gate” every day so he could beg for money from those going...

How Many?

“Now standing beside Jesus’ cross were his mother, his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene. So when Jesus saw his mother and the disciple whom he loved standing there, he said to his mother, “Woman, look, here is your son!” He then said...

A Cup

And whoever gives only a cup of cold water to one of these little ones in the name of a disciple, I tell you the truth, he will never lose his reward.” -Matthew 10:42 March here in Connecticut has developed a frustrating pattern this year. A storm is predicted....