Tag Archives: hope

Are we in an impossible situation?

“For with God nothing will be impossible.” Luke 1:37 It’s almost six months since our world was shaken by the arrival of the Covid-19 virus and the pandemic began. Many of the world’s nations are beginning to climb out of … Continue reading

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Fear not

 “So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God.  I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” ~ Isaiah 41:10 We’ve faced incredible challenges … Continue reading

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Beauty for Ashes

To console those who mourn in Zion, To give them beauty for ashes, The oil of joy for mourning, The garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; That they may be called trees of righteousness, The planting of the … Continue reading

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Resilience in the Covid-19 aftermath

I’ve frequently posted about the physical property of resilience referred to scientifically as the coefficient of restitution. The coefficient of restitution is a number which indicates how much kinetic energy (energy of motion) remains after a collision of two objects. … Continue reading

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Good? Are you kidding?

Today is Good Friday, when Christians around the world commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus of Nazareth. This may seem like an unusual designation for a day of such horrific suffering and death. We know from historical accounts that crucifixion as … Continue reading

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Joy and peace to you

What? Joy and peace in the midst of the corona virus turmoil? How is that possible? While we are under attack from all sides by the attempts of various factions to use this crisis for their own ends, it is … Continue reading

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Disappointment and hope

Once, when I failed to get a promised promotion, I was crushed by disappointment.  I felt as if something precious had been snatched out of my hands. While struggling with my negative feelings I eventually saw that I had not … Continue reading

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Let your hope make you glad

For the past several months I’ve been preparing to downsize from a large four bedroom home to something smaller and more economical.  Trying to find just the right place has been frustrating. I could picture it in my mind, but … Continue reading

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