Take Care Of Mom As She Took Care of You

by Kevin Burton    From the cross, the most difficult circumstance imaginable, Jesus took care of His earthly mother.    He knew He was ending his earthly walk and He was telling the disciple John to meet her needs.    “So when Jesus saw His mother, and the disciple whom He loved standing nearby, He said …

Can We Count On Our Better Angels?

by Kevin Burton    From Shakespeare to Lincoln to Susan Ashton come thoughts today of “better angels.”    “Better angels of our nature,” was the phrase Lincoln used in his first inaugural address.  That speech was a plea, ultimately ignored, for unity in a nation divided over the issue of slavery.    We think Lincoln …

It’s A Wonderful Counting Device Thing

by Kevin Burton    My wife asks me every year what I want for Christmas and every year I can’t think of anything.     You would think she had asked me to cut the grass. I just groan.    And the thing is, I always think of things too late.  It’s like those clever remarks …