In my last post, All-in, I mentioned playing poker for pennies. What's so special about pennies? Well I'm glad you asked. In the United States pennies are the smallest unit of currency equal to one cent. 100 pennies equals $1.00. But did you know that it actually costs 2.41 cents to make one penny? Why … Continue reading Pennies
This is a term used when playing poker. It means that a player has put the last of their chips into the pot at the center of the table. When a player is “all-in”, they can not perform another action because they don't have any chips left. By pushing “all-in”, you have committed everything on … Continue reading All-in
Raise your hands high so I can see! That's what I thought! I love bacon too! So when God told the people of Israel they could not eat swine, I imagine their sadness of no longer being able to eat bacon. Pork was set apart as a forbidden food, and any who ate it would … Continue reading Who loves bacon?
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
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!
Defined, a Power of Attorney (POA) is a written authorization to represent or act on another's behalf in private affairs, and/or business matters. The person authorizing the other to act is the principal. The one authorized to act is the Attorney in Fact. So here is what I am proposing, I'm giving Jesus permission to … Continue reading Power of Attorney
While the term is just something I made up, TSS is absolutely real folks! It comes from things I have personally witnessed, when people are unable to put down their devices and connect with another human being, face to face. Yesterday, in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, we were getting snowed on, again. As … Continue reading Technology Separation Syndrome
I'm going to share the stories of two pregnant pauses in the Bible. And yes my friends, math is involved! A pregnant pause is the silence that occurs that leaves everyone who bore witness to the event speechless. It is also defined a a pause that gives the impression that it will be followed by … Continue reading Pregnant Pause