What is Love?

Some good friends of mine are celebrating their one week anniversary today. Weddings, vows, commitments. They’ve got me thinking. The goofy-in-love-we-can-do-no-wrong-our-love-is-pure feelings will fade. They have to. Though I am not married, I can imagine that there has to be a moment when you’re brushing your teeth and your spouse is (noisily) sitting on the…

Recreation vs. Amusement

Lately I’ve been studying Sabbath as I spend time at my unassuming Holy of Holies. I came across this gem of a quote and wanted to share it with my faithful readers: Perhaps we can see the difference between God’s true rest and our “rest” by considering the difference between the words recreation and amusement.…

Hospitality: More than a Clean House and a Hearty Meal

Let’s play a game. I’ll say a word and you tell me what pops into your head first. Ready? Hospitality. Here are things that come to my mind: cleaning the house, setting the table, breaking out the real place mats and napkins, hours of careful cooking, inviting people over, using the good china, providing a…

The Ache for Adventure

We have all felt it – an inexplicable, unquenchable ache.  We ache for many things in life.  Ache to feel loved, ache to have purpose, and ache to experience true adventure.  Modern man has actually concocted an entire industry to satisfy the ache by a cheap, or in some cases – not so cheap, thrill…

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