Vengeance – Part 1

A devotion of Psalm 109 For the director of music. Of David. A psalm. 1 My God, whom I praise, do not remain silent, Praise is the anchor of David’s life. It defines him in good times and in hard times. He lifts God up and humbles himself as we will see in this psalm. … Read more


A devotion on Proverbs 28. 9 Anyone who turns his ear away from hearing the law— even his prayer is detestable. A lot of people pray. When we pray we expect God to hear and answer. We pray to impact circumstances and turn them a certain direction, sometimes supernaturally. Our prayers can change things. There … Read more

Together Forever – Thwarted

I. Today the Rancher separated the 3 calves from the mothers to wean them. They are across a fence from each other. The mothers moo forlornly for their young who are frolicking carefree in the next field. Even while they chew, the heart-sick mother’s moo. It’ll be a long week hearing their pathetic bellowing. II. … Read more

Meant to Belong to a Herd

Part I: OXYTOCIN I took a magnificent Dementia class by fellow occupational therapist Teepa Snow. She taught a contact technique to use on people with dementia. She elaborated that it led to the release of Oxytocin, a hormone produced in mammalian brains. I call it our herd hormone. I later learned it controls social recognition … Read more