If God Is For Us…

If God Is For Us…

The heroes of the Bible did not know they would become heroes of the Bible. They had no clue that their personal stories would inspire billions, that nations down through the ages would be patterned on their words and deeds, that they would have their own Veggie Tales...
Pink Buckets

Pink Buckets

How many of you out there have brought home a wild animal for a pet?  You thought the kids would learn to appreciate nature a little more if it were up close and personal.  You thought you’d rescue a baby rabbit about to be eaten by your cat which had it cornered and...
It’s Only Natural

It’s Only Natural

One must be careful when drawing uplifting moral lessons from nature.  The barbaric and the hostile are just as easily derived from observing the animal kingdom at close quarters.  Both modern and ancient peoples have been guilty of sacrificing human welfare (and...
A Tale of Two Goats

A Tale of Two Goats

This is a story of two goats. The first, pictured above, is a semi-feral remnant from the goat herd that used to populate the farm where we rent. He spooked us the first time we stumbled across him on a hike – bursting out from an abandoned farmhouse he has apparently...
Iron Sharpens Iron

Iron Sharpens Iron

Kids don’t see adults the way we see ourselves.  This is a fundamental truth, and one that ‘grown-ups’ tend to ignore as inconvenient. Case in point:  this picture that my daughter drew of me.  I like to think I’m better looking than this.  Maybe it’s vain, but I...
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