Anointing the Body

I was recently at a funeral for the elderly relative of a dear friend. It was a beautiful service – Scripture readings and songs from the woman’s great-grandchildren, glorious choral and congregational music, and moving eulogies by both her daughters. Lois Jeane had been a lifelong Christian who brought her husband to faith and raised…

Hero Seeds

Several weeks ago we planted some tomato plants in our backyard. We’ve been told that squirrels and birds love to hijack the fruit.  So, Nancy also planted two bird feeders among the tomato plants.  So far, the feeders and our Golden Retrievers have kept the squirrels and birds away from the tomatoes. One squirrel has…