Monthly Archives: January 2017

Grand Objective

I’m leading a study through Colossians and came upon something that greatly encouraged me – a truth that I felt compelled to share with you! Within the context of the passage, Paul had warned his readers about teachers spreading all … Continue reading

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Pouting to Praise

I’m rereading the account of Jacob and the family God chose to be His people.  Honestly, they’re messed up – which gives me hope!  As many of you know, there were multiple wives involved, some favored, some not.  The same … Continue reading

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Time Keepers

There are five of them in the small room in which I now write:  one on the wall behind me, one on the screen before me, one on each wrist.  My phone, always near me, contains the fifth. When I … Continue reading

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In Tune

The conversation began with my daughter giving me an idea for a Christmas gift – she wanted the piano tuned.  We’ve had it in our basement since we moved in (1991), and I can’t remember ever having it tuned, so … Continue reading

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Safe and Secure

I rarely remember my dreams.  But, last night I had one that woke me up.  I’d decided to walk home after enjoying the day at the beach (I live in Missouri – hey, it’s a dream)!  But, when I walked … Continue reading

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Nets

Honestly, as I read the accounts, I want to conclude that His call no longer goes out to common folks like you and like me.  I’m tempted to say, “That was then, this is now.” What is it that’s so … Continue reading

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Somebody

“We weren’t meant to be somebody–we were meant to know Somebody” ― John Piper If I could hit rewind, this is something I wish I’d known much earlier in life.  If I had access to a lot of young people today, I’d … Continue reading

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The Comeback Kid

It was September 15th, 1986; and for Bob Brenly it was the best of days and the worst of days.  On that day, Brenly, a veteran catcher for the San Francisco Giants baseball team, was asked to play the unfamiliar … Continue reading

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In Secret

It’s a struggle that’s existed since the dawn of time, but social media has brought it center stage.  From what socks we’re wearing to what we’re eating at every meal – we want to be seen.  Part of that is … Continue reading

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Fool Me Twice

I can’t believe it.  I just can’t believe it.  When it happened last year, I vowed it would NEVER HAPPEN AGAIN.  Guess what?  It just happened – AGAIN! For whatever reason, my county chooses to send notices for personal property … Continue reading

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