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The Treasure of Today

  Two of the main chacters in Anthony Doerr’s book All The Light We Cannot See are a blind girl named Marie-Laure and her father. Prior to World War II, her father works as a master locksmith at Paris’ Natural Museum of History. He is entrusted with preserving the treasures of museum. His skills are especially […]

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Experiencing the Joy of God’s Presence All Day, Every Day

  In Ps. 16 David uses food and geography to describe the joy of being in God’s presence (Ps. 16:5-6,11): Living in God’s presence is similar to the happiness we experience after a  full meal. Doing life with God is analogous to the satisfaction we feel when we are in a place we love. But […]

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Happy Place

      Do you have a “happy place”? A place where, when you arrive, peace arrives? Rest arrives? Joy arrives? A place you can’t wait to get to and can’t stand to leave? One of mine is the Memphis Botanic Garden. I once spent every afternoon there for thirty days. I still stop by […]

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Stuffed With God

  What’s your favorite meal? We’ve been asking our daughter Jordan that as we countdown to her launch to college. During her final weeks at home, we want her to enjoy some of her most-loved meals. What’s your favorite meal? I have a lot. Let me describe one. It’s a meal I’ve enjoyed a handful […]

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