May 31, 2016

Dear Friends,

This morning I was reading in Deuteronomy as part of my daily Bible reading.  It was a chapter towards the end, in which Moses is reviewing for the Israelites some of the commands that God has given for how they should live.  To be honest, it was a difficu...

May 27, 2016

Dear Friends,

On the drive to work this morning, I turned on the “oldies” radio station - and was happy to hear the song “Lean On Me” playing.  It’s one of my favorite songs from back in the day - and fortunately, no one else was in the car with me, so I was able to cra...

May 24, 2016

Dear Friends,

This week I’m traveling in North Carolina.  It’s been an interesting trip, as I went to high school in North Carolina…way back before many of you were born.  And since it’s been so long since I’ve been back, it’s been interesting to see how much has change...

May 20, 2016

Dear Friends,

Earlier this week I was talking with a woman from our church who has recently gone through a very difficult break up with her boyfriend.  As she talked about what had happened, she said, “I know I’m supposed to forgive - and I will - eventually.  But first...

May 17, 2016

Dear Friends,

Yesterday I took a friend to see the doctor.  As I waited in the lobby, I decided to go “old school”, and rather than spend the time scrolling through the social media apps on my phone, I grabbed an old copy of the Reader’s Digest magazine that was laying...

May 13, 2016

Dear Friends,

Over the years I have kept a list of verses and quotes that have encouraged me at one time or another.  It’s been a great resource for me to go back to when things have been challenging, or when I’ve needed reminding of Who God is, and how He works.  And r...

May 10, 2016

Dear Friends,

The past few days I’ve been doing a lot of pastoral counseling.  As I’ve sat with folks and listened to the struggles and challenges they’re facing, I’ve noticed a common thread in each of their stories - and that is, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the o...

May 6, 2016

Dear Friends,

A friend of mine recently went on a trip, and after a long day of travel, was excited to get into bed at his hotel and enjoy a good night of rest.  However, as he was nodding off, he felt something crawling up his leg.  He threw back the covers and turned...

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Random thoughts and ponderings on life and faith from a recovering sinner.

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Daniel May - husband, father, pastor, grocer, Packers fan, and above-mentioned recovering sinner.

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