Roger Bothwell | Devotional
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Shakespeare said it so well.  “All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players.  They have their exits and their entrances, and one man in his time plays many parts. . .”  We are moms and dads, students and teachers.  The...

So I know this guy who I think is a bit strange.  Actually all of us are strange to someone.  But I mean really strange.  His wife is newly pregnant and he is throwing up in the mornings.  I’m watching him to see if he...

The human mind is an amazing organ that can instantaneously render a decision using a host of different ideas.  It is done with computer-like speed when there is no time to reflect on the fruit of the options available.  Many years ago while I was...

It’s the ides of May and New England is dressed with blossoms.  Walking about is a feast for the soul.  Robert Frost, our New England poet from California, must have had the same feelings as I when he wrote in his poem called, A Prayer...

Decades ago when we were teaching in Africa someone stole the tires and wheels off our car.  It cost over a month’s salary to replace them. Needless to say I was more than a bit miffed at God who promised me in Malachi 3,   “Bring...

My wife put in an unusually long day working away from home.  Arriving home from an eleven hour day she asked, “Are you upset with me for being gone so long?”  Uh Oh.  If I said, “No,” I risked communicating that I was fine with...

Today NASA added a record 1284 new planets to the existing list of planets outside our solar system bringing the total now to 3200.   Nine of the new planets seem to be in a favorable zone for life.  It brings new meaning to Hebrews 1:2...

Many years ago my family and I were flying across country in a Piper Arrow.  As we entered the southwest we spent the afternoon weaving our way around storm cells.  As we neared Phoenix we skirted about a storm and hurriedly landed for fuel hoping...

So why do I feel anxious when passing through electronic detectors at retail stores?   I know I didn’t steal anything.  I was never even tempted.  It’s worse when I haven’t purchased anything.  I imagine the clerks think I just picked up something and didn’t bother...

One our neighbors was approached by another neighbor who proceeded to chastise her for having loose items in her city-provided garbage container.  (Our city wants all garbage to be bagged.)  With amazement she asked, “How do you know that?”  He responded, “I came over and...