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My Gift to You
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My Gift to You

The Gift of Giving: It feels like these landmarks keep popping up. I don’t mind. Less than a month ago, in my blog “Celebrating Milestones,” I reflected with gratitude on some memorable moments in 2020.

Celebrating Milestones
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Celebrating Milestones

I love milestones. October 2020 has brought many. My wife, Michelle, celebrated her spiritual birthday.

Heroes and Villains - Marcus 2229
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Heroes and Villains

My son. Your daughter. His nephew. Her niece. Our children. The youths. They need us now more than ever before.

A Tale of Love and Hate - Marcus 2229
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A Tale of Love and Hate

Small house, few meals, but overflowing with joy. Big house, full plates, but littered with tension and strife.

My Friend, My Brother
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My Friend, My Brother

Challenged. Stressed. Frustrated. Impatient. Irritable. Fatigued. I’ve felt all of these things during the coronavirus lockdown.

Give Thanks - Twice - Marcis 2229
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Give Thanks – Twice!

The story is told in Luke’s Gospel of the ten lepers who were cleansed, yet only one returned to give thanks.

For My Friends - Marcus2229
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For My Friends

Is there a better time than Good Friday or Resurrection Sunday to reflect on the selfless sacrifice of one person for the sake of others?

Refreshing Others - Marcus 2229
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“Refreshing Others”

“A generous man will prosper; he who refreshes others will himself be refreshed.”-Proverbs 11:25

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“The Sweet Taste of Friendship”

Ice Cream. Donuts. Cheesecake. Brownies. These aren’t exactly your healthiest food choices, but they all have at least one thing in common: they’re sweet. Our taste buds are attracted to sweetness.