Today I am writing about something that, I must confess, has probably caused me more spiritual pain and agony than almost anything else in my entire life. Today I am going to write about giving. I have always been really stingy with MY money. I have not been faithful giving to the church. What I … Read moreDrops in the Bucket
There used to be a feature movie on television that I tried to never miss. It was always some sort of murder mystery featuring Charlie Chan or Mr. Wong or Mr. Moto. Apparently, Chinese men made great detectives. It was kind of strange to me that none of these were ever played by actual Chinese … Read moreConfess or Else!
Standing naked in the cold, shivering in the breeze, The winter wind wreaks havoc on the village of the trees. The blue above recedes, yielding to the gray Clouds creep over the sky hiding the sun away. The wind flexes its muscles strengthened by the gloom The clouds swirl and dance like shadows in a … Read moreVillage of the Trees
A couple of years ago, my wife and I decided to go for a drive in the fall weather to do some leaf peeping like we usually do around our anniversary. While there were occasional spectacles of color clothing a few trees, the color wasn’t quite there yet and lots of trees just were beginning … Read moreGetting Lost
I wrote this four years ago and it is a great reminder for me today. I’m going to talk about something I normally don’t talk about today. Today I am going to talk politics. I can see by the posts from a lot of my friends that this whole political climate has got you bugged. … Read moreTalking Politics
I was young, maybe first grade, maybe not that old, I’m not sure. I am pretty certain it was with my Royal Rangers group. Royal Rangers was the Boy Scouts clone at our church. We did activities like camp-outs and had meetings and got in trouble for wanting to play and not do the serious … Read moreDoggone! That was Embarrassing!