Lush Living

Dear Friends, I spent last week sitting by my dad’s bed in a hospital in Charlotte, NC. I was there because my dad had been rushed to the hospital with acute pneumonia, and other issues. His recovery has been slow and complicated, and the result is that I spent a lot of my time at the hospital visiting with doctors and nurses and other folks who had family members there. It was a very real reminder that pain and suffering surround us in life. It is pretty much everywhere we turn. As I was pondering that on my walk in to the hospital one morning, God reminded me of James 1:2-3, which tells us, “Dear brothers and sisters, when troubles come your way, consider it an opportunity for great jo

Lessons From First Grade

Dear Friends, When I was in first grade, I cut my hand while out playing with my brothers. It was a deep cut, and as we ran back to the house I remember one of my brothers saying to me, “If you don't look at the cut, it won't hurt.” His advice worked for about 10 seconds, which I'm guessing is how long it took for the nerve endings in my hand to get the message to my brain that there was a serious problem. About 25 stitches later, everything was fine. I was remembering that story recently as a friend was sharing with me about a sin that's been an ongoing part of his life. My friend told me he knew that sin didn't please God, but he had fallen in to a pattern of continuing to sin, and the


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Random thoughts and ponderings on life and faith from a recovering sinner.

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Daniel May - husband, father, pastor, grocer, Packers fan, and above-mentioned recovering sinner.

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