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A Pretty Sweet Deal

When my book of daily encouragements, Be Still, came out, my publisher encouraged me to do the whole advertising, book signings, etc., thing, and I did so with great expectations. Visions of grandeur danced in my head, as I bounced merrily on the springboard of what I perceived to be success, fame and fortune.

sweet dealUnfortunately, no one had filled the proverbial pool, and I hit bottom hard and quick. It was painful, but then, gradually, God began to remind me of something I’d lost sight of. I heard His voice–a loving whisper–telling me, “It’s not about you, Charlie.”

No, it’s not about me, it’s about God, it’s about each one of you, and it’s about each and every person I come in contact with for the rest of my days.


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Thank a Lineman

I’m re-posting this one today, in support of my friends, Linda and Russ, at Texas Trading Post, who are featuring a beautiful item on thier site today that was inspired by their friend, Chick Herrin, also known as the “Singing Lineman”. Check out their awesome “Everything Texas” site! Read the rest of this entry »

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Something I’ve Learned

The past seven days were at times difficult for me. But in the end, God got His point across, and I learned something (I should say “accepted” something, because, in truth, I’ve known it for some time). I learned/accepted: It’s Not About Me. Read the rest of this entry »

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Thank a Lineman

We are constantly reminded that we should appreciate and thank our policemen and firefighters, but I don’t know that I’ve ever heard anyone encouraging folks to appreciate and thank the guys and gals who keep our electricity flowing to our homes and businesses. Read the rest of this entry »

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Yes, But It’s A Dry Heat

 I gotta tell ya folks, a person doesn’t have to look far to find a subject to write about for his blog. FaceBook will serve up some doozies on a pretty regular basis. Take this little chat I had with an old classmate from Arizona this morning. How could I resist? Read the rest of this entry »

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Toe Jamb

This post could be classified as mindless rambling, or using the term loosely, I guess you could call it a short story. Some of you have already seen it, the rest of you are in for a treat (or a trick, depending on how adept you are at tolerating blatant silliness ). Enjoy! Read the rest of this entry »

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