• Hands over eyes

    Two Sides to Every Story. Especially Now.

    Please, please, please, make this powerful Proverb the filter through which you process information, especially during this Corona-Crazy time: The one who states his case first seems right, until the other comes and examines him.Proverbs 18:17 We HAVE to remember that there are two sides to every story, particularly now when we have to navigate a slippery slope of opinion, and fake news, and deliberately skewed news, and trustworthy reporting of facts. Many people are grabbing one compelling-sounding video or article or even just a meme on social media, and they stop thinking there. We need to be asking ourselves the power questions that help us think: What do they…

  • Heartprints

    Don’t Load Your Horse to Heavy!

    A few Sunday’s ago our church’s custodian Jose and I were chatting about life and he told me that often we tend to live our lives in state of imbalance.  He shared with me a story regarding travel in his country.   Jose is from a small third-world village in South America, where some roads are not driven on by cars but instead traveled on only by horseback.  He mentioned a particular hill close to his home that requires a horse to get over and that people will load their horse with many bags that hang off the sides of the horse.  He said that often people will load their horse…