50) The Grenade

From Let Me Tell You a Story, by Tony Campolo, page 21, ©2000 by T. Campolo     A new recruit went into training at Paris Island, hoping to become a marine.…

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49) When Harry Met Sally

     Last summer Nora Ephron died at the age of 71.  Ephron wrote (among other things) movie screenplays, including one of my all-time favorites, the 1989 romantic comedy When…

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47) Lazarus Laughed

     Two middle-aged men were having their Saturday morning coffee.  After the usual small talk about the weather and the Minnesota Twins, the tone of the conversation turned a…

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46) Memorial Day Gratitude

By Charles Colson for Breakpoint; aired 5-28-10 (www.breakpoint.org)     Memorial Day is when we honor the men and women of our Armed Services who have made 'the supreme sacrifice,' giving their lives for their…

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45) Be Glad God Meddles

From A Touch of His Love, by Al Rogness,  pages 44-5       "My thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways," says the Lord.  Isn't that fortunate?…

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43) Rev. Vincent van Gogh

     You have probably heard of the painter Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890), but you may not have heard of ‘the Rev.’ Vincent van Gogh.  Actually, before Vincent was a…

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42) Unwanted

Here is one more page from the book Sometimes Miracles Hide by Bruce Carroll (see meditations #39-41), another letter that Carroll received, this one with a different perspective on the…

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41) Liana Rose

Today’s meditation is again from the book “Sometimes Miracles Hide” by Bruce Carroll (see meditations #39 and #40).  It is another of the letters that Carroll received from someone with…

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