The Day God Saved J.C. Penney

Man and boy standing in front of variety store Nothing in J. C. Penney’s early life indicated that his name would one day become a household word in homes across the United States. […]

By | May 1st, 2015|Hope|0 Comments

The Library Heist

Gathering my stack of books, I headed for the counter. Once again I had exceeded the number of books allowed at one time and I was struggling with what to put back. It took me another ten minutes to decide before checking them out. As I did, I wondered if I’d chosen wisely, if the books I’d put back would still be there when I returned

By | September 17th, 2012|Hope|0 Comments

God’s Symphony in My Backyard

Music is for worshiping God. As the psalmist proclaims, “For this I will extol you, O Lord, among the nations, and sing praises to your name” (Ps 18:49). But such praise is not only reserved for humankind. All creation sings to God. “Wild animals and all cattle, creeping things and flying birds! . . . Let everything that breathes praise the Lord!” (Ps 148:10, 150:6).

By | August 20th, 2012|Hope, Inspiration|0 Comments