Pondering God BLOG

With Family, Time Doesn’t Matter

With Family, Time Doesn’t Matter

As I write this post we are driving back home to Minnesota, after a visit to Houston, Texas. On our first visit in almost 25 years, as expected, a lot has changed. The congregation I served, Christ Lutheran - Houston, is no longer a Lutheran Church. They planed a...

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Is this the fastest route?

Is this the fastest route?

As I write this post I am somewhere in Oklahoma, traveling down Highway 69. We cruise at 70 mpg and then the next minute we hit a town and we are traveling 35 mph. I keep asking myself, is this really the fastest way? Consulting Google Maps, Ways, and Apple Maps,...

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When Zoom meant FUN

When Zoom meant FUN

I can still remember grabbing that worn-out set of playing cards, and clipping a new card (or two) to my bike frame to make that great engine sound.  Then we would Zooooooom around the neighborhood,  We would race around the block, or around the elementary school that...

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3 Lessons I learned from a squirrel

3 Lessons I learned from a squirrel

As the owner of several Bird feeders, squirrels have so many times been a real pain.  They can be destructive and messy as they chew through your sock thistle feeder or the plastic on your “squirrel proof” feeder.  I have also gone to great lengths to keep...

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Thunder and Rain

Thunder and Rain

If you're like me you enjoy and good ol' fashioned thunderstorm. Today's thunder and rain got me pondering, about the God who controls creation. Today we look at: Matthew 8:24-27; Job 37:14-18; Isaiah 40:25-26; Psalm 77:17-18 Patreon Page  To support our podcast...

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Good Morning June 11, 2020

Jesus Loves you, but... Don't you always hate it when you hear the word "but"? It often means there is something coming that negates whatever we have just heard. Well NOT today! Jeremiah 31:3 (NIV) 3  The LORD appeared to us in the past, saying: "I have loved you with...

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