Remember a number of months back, when I told you my wife and I are having a baby boy? Well….my wife is being induced tomorrow morning and we hope to welcome a healthy baby boy into our family. It’s amazing how time has flown by. ...―
In a time of great anguish we look for a person who will welcome us, who will not be shocked or bothered by our struggles and failures, who will listen to us and receive all that we have in our hearts. When we find such a person we cling to them ...―
(A Remembrance on Aldersgate) Over the last week, I had the opportunity to have a meal with a lifelong southern Baptist. During that meal the question arose of why I was so far from home. After I told him about why I was the Yankee in ...―
In my admittedly all too brief residence and study in that area which locals consider the buckle of the Bible belt, I have discovered an interesting and confusing reality. As this blending of pastors from assorted pulpits meet in the midst of the...―
I spent yesterday with my grandmother, in Iowa. We had a great visit, as we usually do. As part of our daily journey, we went to go visit Alice. Alice is 105 years old and recently moved from my grandmother’s apartment complex (where she ...―
Piggy-backing on last Thursday’s blog post: What Is Hope, Really?, I’ve added a component to today’s post about hope — faith. So the question becomes, how and where do hope and faith intersect? Hope as a Christian is ...―
I often use the phrase, “I hope…..” in my daily speech or writing. In many circles, hoping is simply a mystical framework by which life is approached. It’s commendable, because it’s positive in nature…yet...―
Many of us have specific blocks or obstacles, which are holding us back from a commitment to becoming people of deeper faith in God. I’ve grown to realize the blocks aren’t necessarily the problem, it’s the fact that these ...―
Recently, I read the following story of Stephen M.R. Covey’s great-grandfather. It’s very timely for me, per something I experienced earlier today. Here is the story of Covey’s great-grandfather. While working as a sheepherder ...―
Today’s post stems from a recent observation, which opened my eyes to a new dimension of the faith journey. This past weekend’s message at our church focused on a passage of the Bible in which the prophet Micah is addressing the people ...―
Before I left the house yesterday, I hit record on the DVR. I was excited to watch the coverage of the 117Th running of the Boston Marathon on TV later that evening. For me, there is nothing more motivating to my own quest for health and ...―
Yesterday, the sermon delivered at our church covered what is called the Golden Rule. Jesus presented this as a proactively positive summation and/or standard by which everyone should live their lives in service to others. As told in the Bible...―
Currently around a half of organizations ranging in size from SMEs to large multinationals ...
∙ One of the few things I consider when buying a frock is the print. Growing up, I ...
My first thought when I saw the topic for this weeks Photo Challenge: Curves was the ...