Jesus Teaches a Lesson on Prayer

Jesus Teaches a Lesson on Prayer

One day a boy watched a holy man praying on the banks of a river. The boy went over and asked him, “Will you teach me to pray?” The holy man took the boy’s head in his hands and plunged it into the water. The boy struggled to get free. Finally, the holy man released...
Have a Mary Heart in a Martha World

Have a Mary Heart in a Martha World

On June 4, 2001, in the Detroit suburb of Harper Woods (west of Grosse Pointe) 12 year old Robert Knight pitched the game of his life. Batter after batter came to the plate – each tried and failed, again and again, to hit a pitch off the 5’ 3”, 100 pound Robert...
Stop & Help –  Lessons from a Good Samaritan

Stop & Help – Lessons from a Good Samaritan

In 1918, German pediatrician Ernst Moro discovered a similarity in all newborns. It is called the Moro reflex. If a newborn is startled, its arms will fly up and out, then come together in a desperate clutch. This isn’t a learned behavior. It is preloaded into our...
Do you have real joy?

Do you have real joy?

On August 13, 2014, many of us woke up to the news that the King of Comedy, Robin Williams, who made so many laugh, had apparently committed suicide due to severe depression. For years his happy face had masked a sad heart. Many today are sad and depressed. The...
Doing The Thing That Matter Most

Doing The Thing That Matter Most

Is your life busy but not accomplishing much? My To-Do list is longer than I have time to complete it. Sometimes it’s longer at the end of the day than it was at the beginning of the day. I have many days where I have been extremely busy and yet wondered what did I...