I learn some pretty valuable lessons while doing chores at the ranch. Not a whole lot else to do but pray and think while I'm filling up three 75 gallon tubs with water, for five cows we have sectioned off from the rest of the herd. It actually started when I was watering the chickens. … Continue reading I’m clear flowing water
Sit back, relax while I astound and delight you with my vast and extensive knowledge of Latin. (Feel free to insert laughter here.) Carpe diem is a Latin phrase usually translated as “seize the day.” Coram deo is a Latin phrase translated as “in the presence of God.” It summarizes the idea of Christians living … Continue reading Carpe Diem
I've been watching the Boys of Summer plying their trade. That's right, baseball and the Colorado Rockies. When the batter comes to the plate, they play the “walk up” song he has chosen. I Googled “walk up song” and came up with links to the “best ten walk up songs” and others. It is usually … Continue reading Walk up song
I've done this on and off for 24 years. Lately it has become a deeper, richer practice, because now during my Bible reading, I hear/feel a particular verse that fits into a four beat cadence. Defined, cadence is the measure or beat of a rhythmical flow. Meditation is to muse over, contemplate, muse, intend, purpose. … Continue reading Cadence Meditation
I know, I know, being oily sounds weird, but please give me a chance to show you how very cool it is. In keeping with my Being posts, (Salty, Shiny, Fruity, Thirsty) I am now hopefully going to convince you to Be Oily too! First, some basics. Defined, oil is a greasy liquid. Anoint is … Continue reading Being Oily-a.k.a. Anointed
The Normandy landings were the operations on Tuesday, June 6, 1944 of the Allied forces invasion of France in Operation Overlord during World War II. Referred to as D-day, it was the largest seaborne invasion in history. The operation began as the liberation of German-occupied France, and later Europe from Nazi control, and laid the … Continue reading D-Day
Shalom “... make 'peace' your life motto. Practice being at peace with everyone.” (Ps. 34:14 [TPT]) The Passion Translation further explains shalom in the footnote for this verse: “This word much more than peace. It means wholeness, wellness, well-being, safe, happy, favor, completeness, to make peace, peace offering, secure, to prosper, to be victorious, to … Continue reading Shalom Y’all!