I had a conversation with a lady recently that really made me think. She mentioned how when she received a bad health diagnosis, the nurse in the room came up to her and put her arm around her. The woman got mad, thinking she didn't need anyone's pity, and angrily left the room and walked … Continue reading Solace
I recently had one of those situations, where I was caught up in the moment, and the words just slipped out of my mouth. But I was not embarrassed by what came out. I was outside shoveling snow. It was so peaceful and quiet, and I was just quietly praising God. I got so caught … Continue reading It just slipped out!
When you want to get it right, it pays to do a trial run. Practice makes perfect. That's why this post is exciting to me, and hopefully to you as well! Passover Sunday and Easter Sunday, my pastor was teaching on the timeline leading up to Jesus going to the cross. It was fascinating how … Continue reading Practice makes perfect
No big surprise, but anxiety has been around for a very long time. In 2004, Patrick Mc Ginnis coined the term FOMO. The Fear Of Missing Out. It has become more prevalent thanks to social media. It is characterized by a desire to stay continually connected with what others are doing, thinking they are having … Continue reading FOMO
Freshly baked bread, warm chocolate chip cookies, hot apple pie, and pizza. These are comforting, inviting smells. Sadly, this post is not about that. Warning: Stop eating before you read this part. Scientifically speaking, decomposition of the internal organs begins 24 to 72 hours after death. Three to five days after death, let's just say … Continue reading Sometimes, life stinketh
You know those little coincidences that are actually the Hand of God?Well I had one of those the other day. I walked over to a church a block from my office, to get a copy of the June Our Daily Bread devotional because minedid not come in the mail. (I guess whoever got it is … Continue reading Standing Up
Just letting you know right up front, I'm fully expecting to be the recipient of some nasty feedback on this post. But the more things change, the more they stay the same. Only six chapters into the Bible, the Lord saw the extent of human wickedness, and that the trend and direction of mens' lives … Continue reading Go ahead, bring it!
The title of this post was catchphrase of Mr. T. He is an American actor, television personality, and retired professional wrestler. He is known for his roles as B.A. Baracus in the 1980s television show The A-Team. He is also known for his distinctive hairstyle inspired by Mandinka warriors in West Africa. He is also … Continue reading “I pity the fool!”
There I was. Up against the swollen banks of the Amazon river. I could see the hungry piranhas churning up the water. I could also see the amber eyes of the jaguar as it slowly approached me. I saw only one way out. Grab the vine just in front of me and swing to safety. … Continue reading Epic Tales
There are too many forces in the world, seen and unseen, that are trying to get you off track, and suck you into the darkness. Let this be your new sentence: NO! This is a powerful two letter sentence. Darkness is always trying to overpower the light. Learn how to say no, and put it … Continue reading “No” is a complete sentence