We LOVE classic TV!
“What’s on tv ma?” or “What’s on tv dad?” is a common question in the evening at our house. If time allows in the evening we usually like to watch a tv show with the kids before bedtime. We typically have more time during the winter months when it is colder outside and we are not farming and calving. The content of tv has drastically changed over the years. The kind of tv shows that we watched growing up are different than what our kids watch today. The type of tv has also evolved from black and white tv to colored tv and from cable to smart tv. I have…
February’s theme is love. But, what does the Bible have to say about love? Turns out, quite a bit! The most common form of love discussed in the New Testament is agape love. Agape love represents the highest level of love and is everlasting and sacrificial in nature. It is most perfectly expressed in the life and death of Jesus. As 1 John 4:8 states, “…God is love.” Storge love or familial love is also expressed in the Bible. This type of love is characterized by a deep bond between people that results in caring for and about the welfare of the other. Jairus’s concern for his daughter or the…
Loving your coworkers despite the drama.
I distinctly remember my generation’s addiction to the reality television show, The Real World. MTV first aired the show in May of 1992 and people were hooked. What was it that people loved so much about the show? The drama of course! It is one thing to take an hour or two of our day or week to enter the world of another person and enjoy some drama, it is quite another to live it daily with our coworkers! And, let’s face it, there is a lot of drama at work these days. People’s personal lives flow across work boundaries, power struggles between various individuals, secrets and gossip, and the…
Ash Wednesday: The first day of Lent remembered by prayer and fasting.
A quick look at the history of President’s Day.