Eyes to See

I recently discovered the wonder of anamorphic art. Appearing at first as an assortment of random parts, an anamorphic sculpture only makes sense when viewed from the correct angle. In one piece, a series of vertical poles align to reveal a famous leader’s face....

Verse of the Day – Hebrews 9:28

So Christ was sacrificed once to take away the sins of many people; and he will appear a second time, not to bear sin, but to bring salvation to those who are waiting for him.—Hebrews 9:28Thoughts on Today’s Verse…Jesus is coming back! Are you ready?...

Never Enough

Frank Borman commanded the first space mission that circled the moon. He wasn’t impressed. The trip took two days both ways. Frank got motion sickness and threw up. He said being weightless was cool—for thirty seconds. Then he got used to it. Up close he...

Verse of the Day – 1 Corinthians 9:27

No, I beat my body and make it my slave so that after I have preached to others, I myself will not be disqualified for the prize.—1 Corinthians 9:27Thoughts on Today’s Verse…”Practice what you preach!” “I’d rather see a sermon...

Wandering Off

Living near cattle ranches as he did, humorist Michael Yaconelli noticed how cows were prone to wander while grazing. A cow would keep moving, always looking for the fabled “greener pastures.” Near the edge of the property, the cow might discover some cool...

Verse of the Day – Luke 9:26

If anyone is ashamed of me and my words, the Son of Man will be ashamed of him when he comes in his glory and in the glory of the Father and of the holy angels.—Luke 9:26Thoughts on Today’s Verse…Some of the saddest words a loving child ever can hear...

Promise-Keeper

Gripped by the gravity of the promises he was making to LaShonne, Jonathan found himself stumbling as he repeated his wedding vows. He thought, How can I make these promises and not believe they’re possible to keep? He made it through the ceremony, but the...

Verse of the Day – Luke 9:25

What good is it for a man to gain the whole world, and yet lose or forfeit his very self?—Luke 9:25Thoughts on Today’s Verse…I once had a picture in my office of a hearse pulling a U-Haul trailer with the caption, “Who says you can’t take...

Love Locks

I stood amazed at the hundreds of thousands of padlocks, many engraved with the initials of sweethearts, attached to every imaginable part of the Pont des Arts bridge in Paris. The pedestrian bridge across the Seine River was inundated with these symbols of love, a...

Verse of the Day – Jeremiah 9:24

“… I am the LORD, who exercises kindness, justice and righteousness on earth, for in these I delight,” declares the LORD.—Jeremiah 9:24Thoughts on Today’s Verse…Two truths are equally crucial for us to understand in this passage....