I want to pay tribute to wonderful people I have known, the wonderful country in which I live, the communities in which I have lived, the churches who have claimed me as their own, the God who sends shivers down my back when I really give him a portion of my time—well, maybe not shivers but tears flow easily in some of those most priceless times.
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Monthly Archives: January 2018
Ant Father: ” ‘Mountain must move’ Big Man said today.” Ant Mother: “Did he mean us? The place we stay.” Ant Father: “He said this mountain is in his way – And off he went to get the spray.” … Continue reading
LET ME INTRODUCE TO TOM AND KAREN In yesterday’s post I made the claim that God’s purposes in our lives change but he has a purpose for each of his children regardless of our circumstances. Today I want to introduce … Continue reading
Surely I don’t have to wear the label of “racism” to believe justice has gone awry! Compare two “accidental” deaths by men who “didn’t intend to.” 1. “Jury recommends two life sentences for man who killed two Oklahoma sisters in … Continue reading
WILL I STILL FEEL LIKE THIS WHEN I’M EIGHTY? I’ve been reading a journal in which I wrote in 1998. So at that time I would have been 73-74, ten years ago. January 8th that year I read a selection … Continue reading
Grizzly the bear likes to hibernate. You’ll not want to aggravate. If you cause him to awake, You’ll find you’ve made a grave mistake. If Grizzly sees you as his “wake-up” bait, Your choice to run has come too … Continue reading
ADMIRED MORE THAN GLITZ AND GLAM WALKED ON EARTH AS MEEK AS A LAMB LEFT HAPPINESS IN HER WAKE WONDER IF SHE KNEW WHAT A MARK SHE WOULD MAKE. ************** Written for M’s January 13th prompt: glitz and glam … Continue reading
The following paragraphs are from my essay “What Does Church Look Like.” ***************** CAN YOU IMAGINE? Jesus had many followers but He kept his students to twelve? He fed five thousand but didn’t claim to be their leader. Give him … Continue reading
SO WHEN AND WHERE ARE WE TO MEET and what are we to do when we get there? How do we spur to love and good deeds and encourage one another? What else are we to do, and how do … Continue reading
Oh, dear, we are in the second week of January and nobody has asked my advice for a 2018 theme or slogan for their church. I so much wanted to be consulted! I was all ready to say – let’s … Continue reading
Hope endures hardship, refuses magic’s deceit, closely clings to faith. ***************** Prompt by Ronovan, “magic, hope” https://ronovanwrites.com/2018/01/08/ronovanwrites-weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-183-magichope/