My Mother’s Wisdom

My Mother’s Wisdom

My mom passed away six years ago. Today would have been her 100th birthday. How I wish she was still here so I could bake her traditional birthday meal of lasagna and German chocolate cake. Every year I wonder if the angels bake special birthday meals in heaven, but I’m guessing that day doesn’t mean […]

Leaving a Legacy of Honesty

Leaving a Legacy of Honesty

2 Kings 12:15 (NIV) “They did not require an accounting from those to whom they gave the money to pay the workers, because they acted with complete honesty.” I studied the story of Joash, the youngest to become king of Judah, this morning and was struck by a couple of things in the narrative. One– […]

Self Study

Self Study

Proverbs 23:23 Buy the truth, and sell it not, also wisdom, and instruction, and understanding.   I came to a disturbing non-revelation while reading Sonia Sotomayor’s biography, My Beloved World. She’s talking about her college days at Princeton working on her senior thesis about Puerto Rico’s first elected governor, and says, “Of course I knew […]