Who Can Resist Being Enticed By Really Good Pizza?

A Brick Oven For Making Pizza

What entices you? Our world makes its living by enticing us through one of our five senses. It’s not difficult to entice us!

Downtown Springfield has several specialty pizzerias. In the evening the smell of pizzas baking in the brick ovens is impossible to resist. 

Many enticements are harmless, after all pizza is the ultimate food – bread, milk, meat and vegetable group all in one!

Continue reading “Who Can Resist Being Enticed By Really Good Pizza?”

Growing In Our Faith Is A Lot Like Climbing A Rock Wall

Man climbing a rock wall. Just keep climbing.

Climbing a rock wall is a challenge, even the kind you find in a climbing gym. At first the process looks fairly simple, grab the grips and climb.

But very quickly, the law of gravity makes itself known. Arms begin to ache, fingers struggle to keep their grip and a foot hold just a few feet away might as well be a mile.

On Father’s Day my family took me to a local¬†aquatic center. The pool had an inspiring rock wall that started in the water and leaned out and up for about 20 feet.

Being fifty-nine and always looking for ways to hurt myself I had to give it a try!

Continue reading “Growing In Our Faith Is A Lot Like Climbing A Rock Wall”

The Beginning Is Where We Will Find The Faith We Need

Runner at the Beginning

Start from the beginning. Most of us can remember struggling to tell the story of an event to our parents. In our excitement we muddled the details and became frustrated. “Honey, start from the beginning”, was the great advice from Mom!

It’s been said that life’s a circle and eventually we wind up back in the place where we started.

Continue reading “The Beginning Is Where We Will Find The Faith We Need”