As Father’s Day Approaches . . . “Lunch with Dad”

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As Father’s Day approaches, I recommend a touching piece by Dena Dyer, called “Lunch with Dad.” Dena is one of the editors of The High Calling. Here’s how her story begins: “Can I take you to lunch?” Dad asks. “Your mom has an art class, and I’m driving over with her.” I look down at [Read More...]

Memorial Day Memories

A backpacker in the Marble Mountains. Photo from http://www.flickr.com/photos/tomhilton/

Well, I managed to make it through another Memorial Day without sitting in traffic and fighting the crowds in some supposedly secluded spot. I was out at Laity Lodge and spent most of the day in this isolated, idyllic spot, hanging out with my wife and daughter. I was not at a beach so full [Read More...]

Memorial Day Gratitude

Arlington National Cemetary with "Flag In," a traditional Memorial Day observance. Each year, more than a quarter million flags are displayed by each gravestone.

When I was young, Memorial Day was wonderful because it signified the beginning of summer. Even though I always had a few more days of school after the holiday, nevertheless, Memorial Day meant that summer was upon us. Now that I’m not so young, Memorial Day still signifies the beginning of summer. My work year [Read More...]

Does God Care About Mother’s Day? Inspiration from The High Calling

Does God Care About Mother’s Day? Psalm 128:6 May you live to enjoy your grandchildren. May Israel have peace! Psalm 128:6 Today is Mother’s Day in the United States. This means that many of us will get together with our mothers to celebrate their lives and thank them for their faithfulness. Those of us who [Read More...]


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