Tag: Purpose in life

Witness Well

How wildflowers teach us three spiritual lessons in the darkness of winter

Several inches of new snow has fallen overnight.  I look out the window and see our lamp on the front lawn stick its head out of our rose bush to give light. This is the scene that the most hearty of Christmas enthusiasts long for. I’m one of those strange men that enjoy shoveling snow when …

Exchanging Concerns of the World for Concerns of Christ

In Thornton Wilder’s play, “Our Town,” Emily Wilder asks a poignant question. “Do any human beings ever realize life while they live it — every, every moment?” Granted an opportunity after her untimely death to revisit her past, Emily chooses to observe her 12th birthday party. The reality of eternity rarely grasps the attention of …