Rain on me

October 27, 2019 it rained hard in San Nicolas. The rainbirds, the harbingers of crystal clear droplets to come will emerge to sing again next May.  The drizzle will return when dew drops well up in the atmosphere.  A tradition that can be counted among all of our blessings.  Before the pour, the sprinkle lets…

Ruth

During the days when the judges ruled, while Israel was in a state of anarchy, there was a famine in the land.  Naomi moved to Moab with her husband Judah and their two sons. It is important to note that the pagan Moabites were the descendants of Lot, who worshipped many other gods, NOT the…

Wired for Generosity

Are you hard wired to be generous?  Does sharing what little you have come easy? Do you encourage your friends regularly? Are you the leader of your pack? Are you the first one to apologize? If you have answered yes to any of these questions then you are naturally a generous person. “if it is…

Glory to Glory

“And we all, who with unveiled faces contemplate the Lord’s glory, are being transformed into His image with ever-increasing glory, which comes from the Lord, who is the Spirit.” 2 Corin 3:18 “Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace to those on whom his favor rests.” Luke 2:14  “Whoever speaks on their own does so to gain personal glory, but he…

Refresh in Paradise

Have you ever just wanted to sneak away from the noise, from the stress, from the routine of a life that simply feels so blah? The world offers much to distract us, but what our soul seeks is peace, a peace that the world cannot deliver. Spending time alone, or with other peace seekers…refreshes us…