What’s New about Love

By Mark and Kandy Persall “Love the Lord your God with all your heart, soul, mind, and strength” (Deuteronomy 6:5). This commandment is not new to us now and wasn’t new to Jesus’ disciples then. When asked to choose the greatest commandment (Matt 22:37-39), Jesus quoted this verse in Deuteronomy, then added, love your neighbor as yourself. Yet, just before His death, …

My Three Vials

By Kandy Persall I hate waste. I’m not sure if it stems from a childhood of pinching pennies or adulthood of recycling in Asia. Anyway, if something seems wasteful, it bothers me. The caveat is that what I consider waste is someone else’s need. I feel that buying tickets to a sporting event is an extravagance, but my husband swears …