I thought those chocolates were free, just like the ones at Olive Garden.
I've always liked the idea of crawling into a tent for the night. It feels snug. Secure.
Before I could say, "Hi," he said, "I need you to open the safe."
Have you every prayed that God would do something terrible to someone?
It feels like this is going to go on forever.
As I watched them enjoy their afternoon snack, I was impressed by how focused they were on the task at hand. 100% of their attention was focused on eating freshly baked snicker-doodles.
As a parish pastor, the majority of my conversations contain some reference to God. Lately, the majority also include information, comments and opinions about the Covid-19 pandemic. And many of the folks I talk with want to know if there's a connection between the two.
I believe there is a difference between saying, "I accept your apology," and "I forgive you."
I've learned to ask, "What's that person's story?" And, "What can they teach me?"