This is not your average Christmas post. You know me and math, so when I read this in the book, The Greatest Words Ever Spoken, by Steven K. Scott, I had to share it with you this Christmas. In the book, Mr. Scott has taken all the words of Jesus and organized them into categories. … Continue reading Christmas Math
A man walks into a bar, shadily dressed in a trench coat with the collar pulled up and a fedora pulled down over his face. A livid scar runs down his cheek, and his two tone shoes are dangerously polished. In his hands he's carrying an accordion case. The bar falls completely silent. All of … Continue reading Hold your breath
I'm sure you can relate. You're having one of “those” days. Everything is coming at you from every angle, at the exact same time, and you are just trying to breathe. Well I had one of those days this past Wednesday. I decided I needed a break, and logged onto WordPress to read some posts … Continue reading What?!
A fellow reader suggested I re-post this today. So I am. Happy Thanksgiving! I try to count my blessings with regularity. It takes my mind off the negative and focuses on what positive things I do have in my life. I have been taking it to a new level lately by witnessing what I am … Continue reading Things I’m grateful for
With the holiday season upon us, home means different things to different people. For some, it is family gathering and reconnecting with loved ones. For others, it is being patient with family members who always knows how to push your buttons. Home really struck home with me this past Wednesday. I woke up thinking about … Continue reading Struck home
I'm sure it has happened to us all. Suddenly you see something that was right under your nose the whole time, and you say, “What? Glory be!” Glory be is an exclamation expressing surprise. Well, it happened to me this week. I was reading in John 17 and 18. John 17 is a beautiful prayer … Continue reading Glory be!
I am currently listening to crunching noises. We got a new box of beef cheek chews for our five dogs. These last a lot longer than the cow ears we used to get. The dogs each have their own particular spot they take their chew toy. If another dog strays into their territory, low, rumbling … Continue reading Guard
Any of you who have read my posts for a bit know I like math and science. I like to see how things work and add up. So after reading a couple of things in the Bible, I got curious. I have a little 3 minute hourglass that I use when doing my stretching exercises. … Continue reading Grains of sand
This is the post I was originally planning on posting today, when the Henpecked post began flowing through me first. (Gotta take those teaching moments when they arise.) So please enjoy this one too! I remember exactly where I was on July 20, 1969. We were all gathered in the living room of my Aunt … Continue reading It’s not rocket science
I love taking walks at the ranch. It is quiet and I get to enjoy the glory of God's creation. In the fall, some of God's creations produce little seeds that become burs and stick to my socks and pants. It is very irritating to take time to pull off all the burs my pants … Continue reading White go go boots