Jesus decided to sail across the Sea of Galilee sometime around sunset.
Suddenly, a storm rose with a fury well known by fishermen who sailed the sea. With winds that brought cold air down from the mountains mixing with air heated during the day, the lake’s storms often spelled disaster for those caught on the water.
As they sailed, Jesus fell asleep in the boat. As the winds increased, the waves became higher and higher. Soon, the storm was in full force. Rain began filling the boat along with the waves that were breaking into the craft (Luke 8:23). Continue reading “Where is your faith?”
With fifteen years behind us, we’re developing a long-range perspective on the September 11th terrorist attacks on our nation.
Hopefully, the palpable shock and fear we felt will be passed on to the next generation. Continue reading “Illusions of security”
I’m not big on roller-coasters so when the Disney park employee grinned and commented, “Last chance to chicken out”, I nearly took him up on the offer. Continue reading The Ride
Pierre Desarmes must have felt a wave of relief as he loaded his family onto an airplane. Two weeks earlier this 34-year-old man was in Port-au-Prince, Haiti when the earthquakes struck. Continue reading Looking For Peace