The Miracle

It is a spring day like all the others. Nothing unusual about spring. It happens every year. Yet when spring erupts it is still a miracle. Things seemingly dead come alive. Buds burst forth. Hungry bees attack their first meal of the season as if its their last. The slight chill of the previous season tries to hang on, but the conquering newness steps on old man winter’s hands; finger by finger he releases his grip. Birds strectch forth their wings to catch the radiant warmth of the newborn sun. Unseen air begs each living creature to breathe its soul restoring freshness. It is a spring day like all the others. Enjoy the miracle.

Author: pastor roger

Pastor Roger is retired Executive Director of Hope Now For Youth. Hope Now is a Christian rescue organization. The ministry helps young gang members get out of the gang life and into a job. He is a licensed pastor in Hope Now Bible Church where he preaches on various Sundays throughout the year and leads an adult Bible study during the week. He serves on the Board of Directors and assists the new executive director as the organization’s Director of Communications and Director of Cambodia Ministries. He graduated with High Honors from Moody Bible Institute with a Bachelors degree in Biblical Studies. He attended Riverside Community College, Biola College (University), and he received his certificate in Strategic Planning and Management in Retailing from Babson College. Roger was a member of the U.S. Coast Guard in the early 70s. In 1980 he began a 24-year career with Berean Christian Stores (now Lifeway Christian Stores). In 2000 he became president of the company and served in that position for four years. He became Executive Director and CEO of Hope Now For Youth in 2004 and retired from that position in 2018. He has traveled to Antarctica, Chile, Peru, Mexico, Canada, New Zealand, South Pacific Islands, Cambodia, Italy, France, Germany, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Jordan and Israel. In 1975 he married Carol and has two married daughters and eight grandchildren (Six grandsons and two granddaughters). He believes in the U.S. Constitution and supports all efforts to defend it. Roger enjoys learning how to be a better writer, coffee (not tea) reading, playing golf, watching (soon to be World Champions Dodgers) baseball, and hanging out with his grandkids.

4 thoughts on “The Miracle”

  1. Wow Roger…you have another calling…”author”! So beautifully written! I loved it! We are still waiting for “old man winter” to release his grip!

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