Roger Bothwell | Devotional
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Yesterday there was a loaf of Wonder Bread sitting by the roadside on my way to work. It was still there today. It looks quite intact. The brightly colored plastic cover shines in the sunlight protecting its nice soft chewy contents. ...

Today I was reminded of the commonality of all people. We have on our campus a particular professor who enjoys being called “Doctor.” While most of us refer to each other by first names, she is not amused when we call her by...

My wife had just baked five of the most luscious hot steamy cinnamon rolls. Leaving them on the kitchen counter she went upstairs for a moment and returned with her mouth all ready to experience a gastronomic delight. However, they were gone....

I waited in a grocery store checkout line this evening behind a mom with her three-year-old little girl. Mom was getting frustrated as her little one kept trying to put the food on the conveyor belt. For some unknown reason Mom was...

I have been told the purpose of education is to prepare people for service in this life and for service in the next life. I can understand the part about service in this life. I see people each day that are in need. ...

It took me four hours to travel the twenty miles of highway east of the George Washington Bridge. I was surrounded by thousands of cars and large trucks. At one point I was sitting dead still completely surrounded by eighteen-wheelers. I was obviously...

It’s a long way from Phoenix to Providence and the man next to me decided he had to talk. We talked but a few minutes when we discovered we had a mutual friend. One of his closest colleagues had gone to college with...

I was driving across Nebraska when I was passed by a bright red pickup truck from Colorado. As I looked to my left to see who was speeding by I was a bit startled and amused to see a large white poodle sitting behind...

The man in front of me at the post office told the clerk his letter had to be delivered the very next day. The clerk guaranteed him it would arrive the next day. After the man left and it was my turn I...

I have a wonderful old leather bound book published in 1924 entitled “One Hundred and One Famous Poems.” Sitting down last evening to enjoy this collection of classics I came upon one called, “Gradatim” by Josiah Gilbert Holland. The very first verse caught...