Father, Today is a beautiful day. Beautiful in my part of the world because of the temperature, the early morning sun, the blue sky and white clouds. Today is beautiful because of the birds that sing and the flowers that bloom. Today is beautiful because You made it. Thank you for the beauty of your … Continue reading Beauty
Happy Earth Day - Here is what I wrote 4 years ago on this day - https://scottmccown.wordpress.com/2009/04/22/happy-earth-day-to-you/
This is a revision of an article I posted in April 2009. April 22, 1970 was the first Earth Day celebration in modern history and 31 years later we are still here. For Earth Day in 2009 I helped (really watched) my wife bake a single layer 18 inch round cake and decorate it to … Continue reading Earth Day Revisted
From the home office in Oakman, Alabama is Thursday's Top Ten Signs of Spring. 10. It is 40 degrees Fahrenheit when you get up at 6:00 a.m. 9. It is 80 degrees by mid-afternoon. 8. Flowers are blooming everywhere. 7. Trees are turning green again as they put out new leaves. 6. Neighbors are starting their … Continue reading Spring Time in the South-Eastern United States
The fog of winter lifts. The sky begins to clear. The grass grows. The flowers bloom. The trees bud. A family plants a garden. The birds sing. Puppy plays in the lawn. Children swing, run, and bounce. Mom sweeps off the porch. Dad cleans the car and the yard. Spring! God, dear Father, Your creative … Continue reading In Him I Live and Breathe
As I drove through the rain this morning, a passage from the New Testament kept running through my mind, "but in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with … Continue reading Why I Believe . . .
Yesterday, we took a field trip with about 70 sixth graders from Oakman Elementary to Desoto Caverns in Childersburg, Alabama. The two hour drive there and the two hour return made for a long day before Wednesday Bible Study, but the excursion was worth the effort.Desoto Caverns is a well maintained, privately owned park that … Continue reading Field Trip!
What a beautiful day we are having in my part of Alabama. Cool this morning with highs reaching 75 f. April 22, 1970 was the first Earth Day celebration in modern history and 29 years later we are still here. With Earth Day in mind, last night I helped (really watched) my wife bake a … Continue reading Happy Earth Day to You!
Well actually tomorrow is Pi Day, but the 6th Grade at OES is celebrating today since tomorrow is Saturday and there will be no school. Pi, you may well know, is a letter in the Greek alphabet that is similar to our "p". Pi is also the mathematical symbol for 3.14159265 (commonly rounded to 3.14). … Continue reading It’s Pi Day!