Seeing 20/20 in 2020

Having “20/20 vision” is more accurately stated as having “20/20 visual acuity,” or how sharp my vision is at reading a Snellen eye chart from 20 feet away. If I can read a certain line at this distance I have a normal sharpness of vision. The year 2020 makes me wonder… How sharply are my…

Empathizing with Job

I’m reading through the book of Job in my devotions right now, and today while reading chaper 19 these two verses popped out: “Oh that my words were now written! oh that they were printed in a book! That they were graven with an iron pen and lead in the rock for ever!” Job 19:23-24…

What shall it profit a man…

I’ve read in the news this past week that not just one but two billionaires have died–Chris Cline and Ross Perot. Can you imagine being a billionaire? I certainly can’t. I can’t even fathom being a millionaire. No doubt these men worked hard for their wealth, and while I applaud them for their grit and…

A Lesson From Two Pennies

I was sorting through pennies last week when I came across these. Both were minted in Denver in 1988. Both started out fresh and shiny and beautiful. One obviously has had a rough time of it, and the other has fared reasonably well. I wonder why? Whose hands did they pass through? Where have they…