Fin it to Win it And What to Do When You Can't Touch Bottom James, Nicki, and I had been asking dad all week to get in the water with us, but we quit after he acted like he couldn’t speak English in response. All we’d ever heard him say was “God made the ocean … Continue reading Short Story: FIN IT TO WIN IT
Psalm 111:4 "He has caused his wonderful works to be remembered. The Lord is gracious and compassionate." God wants us to remember His faithfulness. This Divine remembrance of God's previous graces are a grace in themselves because they point to His future graces He bestows on those He loves for His name's sake. May we … Continue reading Divine Remembrance – A Thought on Psalm 111:4
My wife and I are watching a series on Netflix right now called The Crown. It's about the House of Windsor featuring the long reign of Queen Elizabeth. It's hard to believe that she is the longest lasting monarch in Great Britain's history with a total of 65 years at the time of this writing. … Continue reading The Grief Thief #001: Painting the Pond
I heard it said while watching Disney's Meet the Robinson's a few years back. It's a great movie with a quirky but lovable family, an antagonist you'll love by the end of the movie, and this mantra, "Keep moving forward." I'm a forward thinking person but I also have a deep love for the past. It's … Continue reading 3 Steps In Processing Your Past
I was listening to a song by Citipointe Live this morning on the way to church. It's been out for a few years now but that doesn't mean it expired or lost it's impact. It took me back 5 years to our church plant in Ohio. My friend Chris had just moved his family up from … Continue reading Misuse of Memory
There's nothing quite like summer, is there? You may choose to spend your time repeating the same past time over a dozen times, or maybe you like a little variety. If you struggle with finding things to do this summer, with your family, or by yourself, this list is sure to please a plethora of … Continue reading I Know What You’ll Do This Summer
This is a repeat post from 9 years ago. Trolling through the old blog, I came across one with a stupid title, but a solid thought. Set the time machine to 2007. ----------------------------------- I was reading in the book of Daniel about how his name was changed to Belteshazzar. The King Belshazzar gave Daniel his new … Continue reading A Sense of History
There are dancers, those who watch, those that watch who wish they could dance, and those who dance who can't do any such thing. And there are those that lay down the dance floor. Serving is a lot like laying the dance floor so others can have fun, a chance to shine, make someone laugh, … Continue reading Can I Have This Dance?