There's wisdom that comes with growing old.
Many children learn to love through their first pet, and losing a pet is often their first experience with death and grief.
It's an age-old question: "Why don't you come when I need you?"
In a preaching conference, the Rev. Dr. Thomas Long told about the time he was approached by a parishioner with an interest in contemporary church music: "Could we start a praise band?" Dr. Long replied, "Sure, as long as we start a lament band, too."
Quinn G. Caldwell
I used to scoff, pretty hardcore, at certain ways of reading the Song of Songs.
On this Eve of Independence Day and its celebration of freedom, today's Psalm instead praises a restriction on freedom, i.e. God's law.
How the subject came up I don't recall.
Richard L. Floyd
The people of God have always wrestled with the question of where God's Spirit is at work.
We have a shame problem in America.
"Dependence" is frowned upon in our society, while "independence" is seen as a good thing.