My old pal, Blue, inspired this story. He was complaining about people who ride motorized shopping carts at the grocery store and it reminded me of this little set-to I had with my neighbor last summer. Of course, I got carried away with the embellishment part of the tale, and it got longer than I intended. My apologies for that. Read the rest of this entry »
Archive for August, 2016
Have you ever read a book so good that you were actually sad when you finished it? Well, I’m thinking my life with my beautiful wife, Sherry, is like one of those awesome books. Our anniversary today is the beginning of the rest of our life together, and we are eagerly anticipating the rest of the story. And—this is the best part… Read the rest of this entry »
The phrase, “In God we trust,” is constantly being bantered about on Facebook; as people post varying memes regarding the removing of it from our currency and various other items. Like this one for instance:
Don’t get me wrong; I think it’s good that we collectively show our allegiance to God in the many ways we do, and I think it would be good if we continue to do so. But, I also believe that in the overall scheme of things it really doesn’t matter. Read the rest of this entry »
There are times—one moment to the next—where something can look different. Maybe it’s the way the light hits it. A table top looks clean, then the sun peeks through a window, revealing old stains and a light layer of dust.
I sometimes wonder how we must look when God’s light shines on us. Read the rest of this entry »
Sometimes we anticipate an event and when it finally arrives, it isn’t as exciting and wonderful as we thought it would be. We’ve all been there and done that when it comes to things not living up to the hype, but to see God… Wow! To have God smile and say, “Welcome home. I love you so much!” The thought fills me with inexpressible and glorious joy! Read the rest of this entry »
This is an old post from four years ago, but a fellow blogger featured it this week, so I thought I’d re-post it. In the original post I said, “I can hardly watch TV these days; it reminds me too much of the real world, and it appears to me this world has gone to hell. I find myself looking around and wondering; where have all the heroes gone?” As I re-read this, the thought occurred to me; who are the heroes of the younger generation today?
They rode horses, wore white hats
Fought for what they believed was right
And ran the bad guys out of town
They looked out for their neighbors
Those who couldn’t defend themselves Read the rest of this entry »
I believe loving God leads to eternal life with Him, but I also believe loving Him is the key to happiness. I also believe when we make loving God our first priority we unlock a treasure chest of knowledge and understanding that is full of wonders. Read the rest of this entry »