No Substitute For a Friend

In his book Surrender to Love, author David Benner states this truism about relationships: ”Knowledge by acquaintance is always better than knowledge by description.” While this certainly applies to all relationships, in this particular passage he is referring to the...

The Electrician

There once was a humble electrician who loved God and who had a profound effect on my life. His name was Uncle Jack. Married to Aunt Joy, my mother’s older sister, Uncle Jack spoke few words. His actions spoke the Library of Congress. He worked hard and steady as an...

Of Arachnids and Christians

When you think about it, being called a “man of the world” is quite the put down. The diving bell spider, or argyroneta aquatica (but you already knew that), lives its life at the bottom of the pond. It manages this feat by breathing air bubbles that cling to the...