“Welcome”

Welcome to my blog. I started it a few weeks ago in the early days of the Corona Virus to lighten my heart and hopefully give others a lift. I hope you benefit from it.


“Don’t Be A Puddleglum”

When trouble would announce itself at our door, my mother would frequently say “we live in the valley of tears”. She certainly suffered enough during her lifetime to validate that statement. It seems that everyday, I hear of good friends experiencing some renewed suffering… a reoccurrence of cancer,  the loss of a job, the death of … Continue reading “Don’t Be A Puddleglum”

“Don’t Quit”

From 1865 to the late 1960’s the Baltimore Catechism was the official national catechism for children in the United States. Most older people still remember the question: “Why did God make you ……… “God made me to know Him, to love Him, and to serve Him in this world, and to be happy with Him forever in … Continue reading “Don’t Quit”

“Be Careful”

I have a small woodworking shop in the corner of my garage. When I work there, I know I need to be “careful”. I’m not that proficient with power tools and realize they can be dangerous. I’m especially wary of the table saw. When I get ready to use it, I say a prayer and … Continue reading “Be Careful”


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