Browsing the April 2020 archive of Deacon Wilson's Wisdom

Down the Road

Posted by Janice Schmidbauer on 4/29/20

     We have all had the experience of losing our way and desperately searching for road signs and GPA directives that will lead us successfully to our destination.  After many wrong turns, missed markers, and a shattered sense of direction, we realize we are hopelessly lost. A similar happening ... Read More »

Christ's Love Forever

Posted by Janice Schmidbauer on 4/20/20

Human understanding can only develop when some connection---some bond exists among people.  Empathy is strengthened by love, and relationships are enhanced when a common connection is recognized.  An orchestra conductor will tell you that it is easy to tell if a musician loves the music being played by the ... Read More »

Life on the Other Side

Posted by Penny Haney on 4/13/20

Today, we celebrate the happy ending to our tragic Good Friday story. Jesus has risen! Alleluia! We shout “Alleluia!” because we celebrate the greatest of all endings, Jesus has risen. We also celebrate the fact that each of us has been given a new beginning. Because of Jesus, we ... Read More »

True to Self

Posted by Penny Haney on 4/06/20

There is a classic and much quoted line from Shakespeare’s Hamlet. “This above all: to thine own self be true.” It was good advice for Hamlet, and it is good advice for all who wish to lead others along life’s spiritual journey. Henri Nouwen, theologian and author, a few ... Read More »