An Anchor for the Soul

Weekly Devotionals

for Strength, Comfort, and Encouragement

5
Mar

Rearranging the Price Tags…

The late Archbishop of Canterbury, William Temple, tells the delightful story of two vandals who broke into a shop in the middle of the night. They didn’t steal anything and Continue Reading →

1
Mar

What Tastes Better than Filet Mignon, Lobster or Chocolate Mousse?

In today’s special “Ash Wednesday” edition of the weekly devotional, I am inviting you to join me in a Lenten Experiment that will nourish your soul and delight your pallet. Continue Reading →

26
Feb

Why?

One of life’s most challenging questions is, “Why?” Barbara asked it on September 11, 2001, when she overslept and was late to work. The plane that crashed into the World Continue Reading →

19
Feb

Enlarging the Room

What are the characteristics of a truly great person? If we follow social media trends, we could think that the truly great people are the big-time athletes or entertainers like Continue Reading →

12
Feb

The Amateur Police Officer!

Words are like children…always in motion…never sitting still for very long…constantly changing. A case in point. In 1675, nine years after the terrible fire in London, England that destroyed much Continue Reading →

5
Feb

Open and Closed Doors

When has a door closed in your life? Every one of us has experienced closed doors …when a loved one dies and a chapter of our lives ended; when a Continue Reading →

29
Jan

The Most Difficult Instrument to Play

When Leonard Bernstein was conductor of the New York Philharmonic, he was asked by a reporter, “What is the most difficult instrument to play?” With a twinkle in his eye, he said, “Second fiddle.” Bernstein is quite right…second fiddle is THE most difficult instrument to play! Continue reading

22
Jan

A Spiritual Lesson at the Potter’s House

My friend Marjorie Bankson is a gifted potter. One day, I saw her put a hunk of dry, brittle clay on her potter’s wheel and turn the wheel on. The Continue Reading →

20
Jan

A Call to Prayer for the United States of America

As we the people of the United States of America inaugurate our 45th President of the United States today, I am asking you to join me in doing two things. Continue Reading →

15
Jan

Changing the World 101

But …what has happened to King’s dream of an America where “children will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character?” In Continue Reading →