Peace - Jesus Christ on the Cross
Easter Reflection

Peace, Perfect Peace

Peace! The trial surrounding the death of George Floyd is underway in the USA. Protestors are dying in Myanmar virtually on a daily basis.

Conversations with your Anxious Brain

Conversations with your Anxious Brain

Conversations with your Anxious Brain. I dropped science when I was 14 years old. I said a happy goodbye to biology, chemistry and physics

Is it better to be poor?

Is it Better to be Poor?

Is it better to be poor? Perhaps this pandemic period is the best time to talk about poverty since the global economy has taken such a hit.

Courage over Corruption

When Justice Rolls: Courage over Corruption

When Justice Rolls: Courage over Corruption. Last weekend, I was part of an excellent conference entitled “Let Justice Roll” hosted by a recently formed entity called the Teleios Society.

Legacy - Marcus 2229


Legacy is Intangible. February 28, 2021 was the fourth anniversary of the death of my mother-in-law, Nellita Bennett. Her memory lives on…

Where is the Justice - Chains - Marcus 2229

Where is the justice in this?

Where is the Justice in this? “Acquitting the guilty and condemning the innocent-The Lord detests them both.”-Proverbs 17:15

Magnetic Power of Excellence - Marcus 2229

The Magnetic Power of Excellence

Power of Excellence. Tom Brady. Usain Bolt. Serena Williams. Michael Jordan. Lebron James. Steffi Graf. Lewis Hamilton. Merlene Ottey. Lionel Messi. Brian Lara.

Did Jesus always turn the other cheek?

Did Jesus always turn the other cheek?

Turn the other cheek! As I’ve spent time recently going through the Gospel of John in my morning devotionals, something struck me.

What is Forgiveness? Marcus 2229

What is Forgiveness?

There are few things in this life that I guarantee. The reason is simple. I’m a mere man with limited knowledge. Omniscience belongs to God.

Wise Heart, Healthy Soul - Marcus 2229

Wise Heart, Healthy Soul

People understand the language of the soul, whether or not they’re religious. We generally agree that there is something deeper

Unexpected - Caution Tape - Marcus 2229


2020 was an unexpected year. It caught us all off guard. So many of us were thrilled when 2021 started, because we could put 2020 behind us.

Unhurried - Axe chopping wood - Marcus 2229


Unhurried Planning. We’re halfway through the first week of 2021 and perhaps the year’s momentum has already kicked in.

2020: Reflect, Recover, Renew
New Year's Reflections

2020: Reflect, Recover, Renew

2020: Reflect, Recover, Renew. Mental, emotional, psychological, physical and spiritual recovery.

Come Let Us Adore Him - Marcus 2229
Christmas Reflections

Come Let Us Adore Him

Come Let Us Adore Him. It’s unbelievable that Christmas 2020 is already here! December just crept up on us, didn’t it?

Simple is Sensible - Christmas Wreath - Marcus 2229

Simple is Sensible

Simple is Sensible! “Lord, don’t you care that my sister has left me to do the work by myself? Tell her to help me.”-Martha complains about her sister Mary in Luke’s Gospel

Be Generous - Pots with Food

Generosity delayed is Generosity denied

Generosity Delayed is Generosity Denied. Hebrew wisdom literature instructs us to be generous and to do so without procrastination.

An Internal Fire - Marcus 2229

An Internal Fire

An Internal Fire! Passion. Desire. Obsession. We recognize it even if we don’t know how to label it.