Kissing Lepers*

Social distancing. I get it. I’m on board. But boy, it’s difficult. I’m a “touchy-feely-kind-of-guy.” I like contact. A little skin on skin. It feels awkward and downright disrespectful when meeting with family, friends, and strangers to not even so much as extend a handshake (air fist pumps?!). Desperate times … Continue reading


I have a longtime friend who has many skills. He’s a great preacher and teacher. A strong leader. Faithful father. Fervent pray-er. Diligent reader. Thoughtful writer. Generous giver. Committed jogger.   And a really good winker. There can be months where we go without seeing each other. And then we … Continue reading