Making Friends

“The righteous choose their friends carefully, but the way of the wicked leads them astray.” Proverbs 12:26 “I don’t have any human friends,” Journie said to me mournfully the other day. “What do you mean?” I said. “You have Mommy and Daddy and Ate M (the daughter of a pastoral couple who just graduated from…

Service: Sowing Seeds of Friendship

“Give, and it will be given to you. Good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will be put into your lap. For with the measure you use it will be measured back to you.” Luke 6:38 Our building has an outdoor viewing deck that management allowed us to visit, mostly because I think they…

Oh, the Games People Play

“I said to myself, “Come now, I will test you with pleasure to find out what is good.” But that also proved to be meaningless.  “Laughter,” I said, “is madness. And what does pleasure accomplish?” Ecclesiastes 2:1-2 We’re near the end of the lockdown (hopefully). Here are some ways we’ve been passing the time: Making…