We’ll see you in heaven Nana.

“For we know that when this earthly tent we live in is taken down—when we die and leave these bodies—we will have a home in heaven, an eternal body made for us by God himself and not by human hands” (2 Corinthians 5:1 NLT). When I first started dating Robin, I had to date the

I wanted a Johnny West for Christmas

“For God so loved the world that he gave…” (John 3:16). In 1966 I wanted a “Johnny West” for Christmas. But ’66 was a tough year. My father died of cancer in November of that year at the age of 39. I was eight. My mother was so exhausted and emotionally overwhelmed after a year of

Do the opposite

“For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given:” (Isaiah 9:6 KJV). I started watching the sitcom “Seinfeld” only after it went into syndication. I guess the daily dose of reruns finally got me interested. If you know anything about the show, you know that the character played by Jason Alexander,

Say “Humbug!” to spending that doesn’t satisfy

“Why spend money on what is not bread, and your labor on what does not satisfy? Listen, listen to me, and eat what is good, and your soul will delight in the richest of fare” (Isaiah 55:2 NIV). We’re dialing back the spending on Christmas at my house again this year. I’ve asked our family to

Where will you spend your worship?

“On coming to the house, they saw the child with his mother Mary, and they bowed down and worshiped him. Then they opened their treasures and presented him with gifts of gold and of incense and of myrrh” (Matthew 2:11 NIV). The word “worship” comes from the Old English, “weorthscipe,” literally meaning to “ascribe worth.”