Monthly Archives: April 2020

More Than Many Sparrows

Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? Yet not one of them will fall to the ground apart from the will of your Father. And even the very hairs of your head are all numbered. So don’t be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows.

Matthew 10:29-31

  Recently a small Mexican dove flew into my kitchen window, landing dazed on the patio just outside the kitchen door. It lay there completely still. Not fluttering around, not flapping and floundering in despair. Quiet, motionless, and apparently in shock. I watched it carefully...
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Gather

“He will feed His flock like a shepherd. He will gather the lambs in His arms and carry them close to His heart.”

Isaiah 40:11

We were told not to gather for worship. No meetings, no working together, no family meals, no happy hour. No hospital visits, no congregating in public spaces, no hugging. Some are truly suffering with this sudden, added strain of isolation. Maybe it’s taking its effect on us all. Loved ones can’t receive hospital visits. The elderly neighbor no longer gets out and about, and no one comes in. For those living alone, working at home, the hours become...
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