Does God really care? Does he really pay attention to us, to our life, to our pain, to our suffering? Does he listen to our prayers? Why does he seem to leave us in our “mess” after we’ve cried for help? Have you ever asked some of those questions in your moments of pain … … Continue reading God Never Puts Us On “HOLD”
“ Timing ”
Originally Posted August 30, 2021 Timing is very important. “Take the chicken off the grill too early and you have raw chicken…. cut the prospect from the team before he’s matured and you may miss the next Stan Musial or Roger Staubach…” Anxiety and crises and curiosity can sometimes cause us to seek the status … Continue reading “ Timing ”
Just Killin Time
“Hey, what’s up …what’s going on ….. Oh nothing, just killing time.“ Sometimes it seems that time has no value and you want to make it pass quickly. In prison, the convict is “doing time”. In school you may hear, “I can’t wait until this class, this term is over.” “Auuuuugh, I’m so bored….life is … Continue reading Just Killin Time
When I Get Big
I guess this BLOG is mainly directed to my grandchildren…. those who are still trying to figure out what they’re going to do when they get big. When I was 7, I was going to be a major league baseball player. When my son Jon was 7 , he was going to be a fireman. … Continue reading When I Get Big
Is My Soul Ready ?
What are some things that need to be in place in order to accomplish an important goal or mission in life? While there are a number of things, let me mention two… “timing and passion”. Back in 1980, Judy and I were praying about moving from Pennsylvania to New Jersey to become part of a new … Continue reading Is My Soul Ready ?
Safe Lodging & Holy Rest
My mother died in 1996, over 26 years ago. As we were working on the details of her funeral, I thought of her life and the many trials she endured and how she had persevered to the end…. 40 years a widow, battling addiction and never giving up. I thought of many dark days she … Continue reading Safe Lodging & Holy Rest
A few days ago was the anniversary of my baptism. My family celebrated with me… a special dinner, cards and gifts, and honorings … encouraging me for qualities of the Lord they saw in me. It was great; I felt very encouraged as my children and their spouses and children joined in. Baptism is a … Continue reading Baptism
What About Dave
The movie “Around the World In 80 Days” was on T.V. recently. "It’s the fictional story of Phileas Fogg making a very large wager with a snobbish member of the prestigious Reform Club that he can circumnavigate the world in 80 days.” It reminded me of a mindset that can plague me when I travel…. should I try … Continue reading What About Dave
Have you ever bumped into an old friend you haven’t seen for many years… not just a casual acquaintance, but a good friend. The other day I reconnected with a very good friend from the old days. Mike and I were good friends….. we played sports together in high school, were members of the same … Continue reading Mike