Remembering Miscarried Children

Remembering Miscarried Children

“Can a mother forget her child?” Isaiah 49:15 My wife and I would have had a three month old child right now had we not lost this child in the tenth week of pregnancy last summer. But of course we do have that child right now. It just happens that he is not ‘three...
Stress #3: The News as Backdrop for Life

Stress #3: The News as Backdrop for Life

“The News can’t be fixed. There is something about daily publication, all by itself, that distorts reality. That is why the addiction to News that so many of us share has brought on a kind of stupidity. Our whole society shares this stupidity, and so we have a...
Stress #2: Too Much To Do

Stress #2: Too Much To Do

“Toil mastered everything, relentless toil. And the pressure of pinching poverty.” Virgil, The Georgics Most people I speak to say that there are too busy. For many, this busy-ness is a significant source of stress. We feel trapped; we feel constrained to attend to...
New Website This Week, and Bethany Dates

New Website This Week, and Bethany Dates

Today I am very happy to share two announcements: Before next Wednesday Bacon from Acorns will have a new look. For several months I have been working with the great team at Enable Web Design to make Bacon be more attractive and user friendly. This week a completely...
Stress #1: The Lack of Presence in Our Life

Stress #1: The Lack of Presence in Our Life

“It is not good that man should be alone.” Genesis I do not think this is controversial. Essential to a happy and satisfied life is living in the presence of those we love. Consistently. Perhaps this is most obvious in younger children. They simply want to...

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