Tag Archives: compassion

New Way

I seek fresh ways to convey my love to my friends and family. It might look like providing for a need, extra time spent with them, a note or encouraging word. When God says His compassion is new each day, could He also be telling us that it is new in what it looks like?…
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New Day

I’m a morning person. I enjoy getting up and starting the work for whatever the day holds. It’s a new day, fresh in all that can be accomplished. By the end of the day, I tend to notice not what I did, but what I didn’t do. A task unfinished, a conversation missed, not eating…
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Prodigal Sons

There is a parable in the Bible about a man with two sons. We title it the "Prodigal Son," but there are three main characters in the story. Jewish scholars would title this the "Compassionate Father and his two Lost Sons." Both of the sons are in rebellion and it can be argued that the point…
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Embracing St. Nick

As some kids were sorting out Santa Claus and Jesus, one stated confidently to his friend that Santa Claus works for Jesus. That's actually truer than most would realize. The legend of Santa Claus is derived from the historic figure of Saint Nicholas. St. Nicholas was a 4th century Greek bishop from Myra, a city on…
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