Blog – 2/19/2020 Love and Friendship We all have favorite television shows or movies. Back in the 1980s, I was totally hooked on the Rocky movies. I was so into them I saw Rocky II at the movie theater 22 times. That’s right, 22 times. (I was working the night shift at my retail job,… Continue reading Love & Friendship
Weekly blog – January 18, 2020 “What?” We all go to restaurants. Eating dinner out can be a great experience, especially if the food and service are excellent. I’ve learned over the years that I can control the service a bit, but I cannot control the quality of the food, and neither can my waiter… Continue reading Weekly Blog – "What?"
Weekly Blog – Ephesians 2:8-9 January 4, 2020 – B.G.T.F. This morning I was reading my devotions in my home office when I came across these verses from Ephesians 2:8-9, “‘ for it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God— not by… Continue reading B.G.T.F.
Weekly blog – December 18, 2019 “Be still.” This morning I was in the shower, and the thought came to my mind, “Lately, this is the only quiet time I have!” The water running, pelting my body, and keeping all other noises on the outside of the shower wall. My shower time allows me to… Continue reading "Be Still"
Weekly Blog – December 12, 2019 Linus got it right – Luke 2:8-14 Here we are. It’s Christmas time. It’s a season that many call, in word and song, “The Most Wonderful Time of the year.” I have to admit, it is a little more fun this time of year than any other. Think about… Continue reading Linus Got It Right
Weekly Blog – December 3, 2019 Choosing kindness over hate It was just another Thanksgiving morning for a police officer in Kiefer, Oklahoma. The officer decided to do something generous for the emergency dispatchers who had to work the holiday shift with him last week. So he drove to the local Starbucks and ordered them… Continue reading Choosing kindness over hate
Weekly Blog – November 19, 2019 Rolling Papers – Psalm 46:1 “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.” I genuinely believe that through all of the years of my life God has been with me. Even when I didn’t go to church, even when I didn’t pray, read the Bible,… Continue reading Rolling Papers
Weekly Blog – November 5, 2019 “One man can make a difference.” In the early 1980s, my favorite television show was “Knight Rider.” Here’s a brief description of the show from “Google.” Michael Knight (David Hasselhoff) is a man on a mission. Reborn, so to speak, after getting shot in the face, Knight decides to… Continue reading One Man, Can make a difference
Weekly blog – October 22, 2019 “Receiving and utilizing God’s gifts.” My brother, Sam, is a runner. For as long as I can remember, he has always been into working out at the gym and running. Before I go further, let me give you a little background on Sam. He is my younger brother,… Continue reading Receiving and utilizing God’s gifts
Weekly Blog – October 1, 2019 “Finding strength in Christ” – Philippians 4:13; Mark 12:30 My Father owned a plastering and Drywall company with his brother in Chicago. When I was about 10 years old, I would occasionally go to work with my Dad during summer vacation time. When I was between the ages of… Continue reading Finding Strength in Christ