Remembering my Dad on Father’s Day

In loving memory of my dad and best man, Happy Father’s Day Today marks the second Father’s Day I am not able to call Dad and express my heartfelt appreciation for the many years of his faithful dedication and love to our family. My family members celebrate our loving memory of Dad today, and we […]

Marriage Covenant

“Marriage is glorious but hard. It’s a burning joy and strength, and yet it is also blood, sweat, and tears, humbling defeats and exhausting victories.” Tim & Kathy Keller, from The Meaning of Marriage: Facing the Complexities of Commitment with the Wisdom of God My wife and I celebrate eight years of marriage this week, and […]

How to Stop Worrying and Start Living

How to stop worrying and start living when life happens so quickly? We plan and prepare; and in a moment, all can change.  For the better or not, life happens. With the the weight of the world on our shoulders, the anticipation of the future just outside our reach is enough to create a mess […]

Patiently Waiting for God

Patiently waiting, I watched the bumper-to-bumper traffic crawl down the street.   What was going on in this small Arkansas town to cause such a traffic jam on main street? My patience was tested. Finally, a distracted driver in his shiny antique blue slowed just enough to provide my opportunity. As the driver waved to a […]

Giving Up For Lent

Giving up for Lent is something I have never considered doing. My wife and I already exercise periodic times of fasting and specific prayer during the year. So, why the special focus from us during this season of Lent? Answers. We seek answers and some direction. Giving Up for Lent Giving up something of great value […]

Character of God

The character of God typically becomes a topic of culture’s conversation during provocative or “suffering” news events.  The Christian community will voice opinions of who we think God is and who He is not.  Then, others who acknowledge His existence present other ideas sourced deep within their own realities. All viewpoints centered on the why; […]

Having Faith: Faith in Jesus

Having faith as a layman of scripture, I really enjoy those moments of discovery when the image of biblical truth becomes even more clear to me.  One of those encounters occurred when I recently skimmed my twitter feed, and I stumbled upon a friend’s quote and link to the Helwys Society Forum where Martin Luther’s beautiful description of […]

Starting a Blog: Who and Why?

Starting a blog:  Who and Why?  Yes, these two questions have been running through my mind for awhile. A few years ago, I launched a hobby blog that became a repository of work-at-home, home-based business ideas for my family and friends to review and consider.  A personal blog has just recently entered my mind as […]