Roger Bothwell | Devotional
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Because our trash collectors come through our neighborhood about six in the morning most everyone puts their trash out the prior evening. As we came home this evening my wife spotted a wonderful chest one of our neighbors was throwing away. “Oh,” she...

On my way to class this morning I quickly picked a Bible from my shelf to read Hebrews 1:2. When I opened it to read, it did not say what I had expected. I was reminded how mentally dependent I had become on...

As I entered our post office this afternoon I passed a lady in the lobby whispering in her cell phone, “I killed her. I dropped a board on her head and thought she was just unconscious, but she’s dead!” “Wow,” I thought! “This...

There is an historical event so overwhelming with sorrow, weeping, confession, forgiveness, mercy and love we are not given any information regarding its details. It happened when Jesus met with Peter the first time after the resurrection. The last time they were...

I know an author who tells me the most fun thing in life is the creation of a character. However, contrary to popular opinion once the character is created the author does not have the freedom to have him or her do anything the...

While my wife had the car out of the garage I figured it was a good time to clean out the leaves. Revving up the blower I went to work. However, it was windy outside and as fast as I blew them out...

Storytelling is as old as man. As the ancients sat about the fire warming their hands they warmed their minds with stories of long passed heroes. In the courts of kings there would be many storytellers each in a designed location making it...

I thought it strange when I learned Jesus was born in the year 4 B.C. How, I thought, could Jesus have been born four years before He was born? Obviously I soon learned the calendar makers erred and it was easier to leave...

In order to gain more space I put some small empty boxes into a large empty box. I now have more room. However, I am confused for I put emptiness into emptiness to gain more emptiness. Now my emptiness is more organized...

On a flight from Chicago to Manchester, New Hampshire this evening I passed the time by listening to the conversation between our pilot and the flight controllers. It is delightful when the pilot makes that available over the headsets at one’s seat. ...