Pandemic Pour

Pandemic Pour

The hospitality industry faced tremendous casualties when the global pandemic struck. Tens of thousands of bars and restaurants were forced to close. Many have not survived. Businesses that have endured these tough times struggle with additional, ongoing constraints...
Go Therefore

Go Therefore

The Gospel of Matthew concludes with the Great Commission. In these words, Jesus commands his disciples to “Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them everything I...
Light Shines in the Darkness

Light Shines in the Darkness

On this last day of the year, in 1879, American inventor Thomas Edison lit up the night for about 3,000 spectators along a street in Menlo Park, New Jersey. While Edison received over 1,000 patents for his many inventions, one of the most significant is the practical...
Yabba – Dabba – Doo!

Yabba – Dabba – Doo!

There are so many mysteries surrounding Christmas.   How did that modern Stone Age family know they should celebrate Christmas? Our beloved Fred, Wilma, Barney, Betty, Pebbles, Bam-Bam, and Dino, too, had a “Flintstones Christmas” celebration. So we can surmise the...
Christian Unity

Christian Unity

Pope Francis, Happy 85th Birthday!   The Bishop of Rome celebrates his birthday today. We respect this prominent faith leader, but the focus of our attention at this time of the year is on another birthday in eight days. A week and a day from now, we celebrate...