Dear Father, Creator, Sustainer, and Savior, You are greater to me than I deserve. You provide blessings immeasurable. My words fail to express my gratitude. Thank You for Grace. Thank You for the Grace that sent Christ to this world to die for my sin. Thank You too for access to forgiveness that His blood provides. … Continue reading A Midweek Prayer
Old Man Winter and Jack Frost made a stop over in the hometown of Oakman, Alabama on Wednesday. I love the way a good 2-3" snow covers the grass and the walkways hiding their imperfections. I love the peacefulness of new fallen and early morning snow. Driving to Tuscaloosa this morning, I loved the snow … Continue reading White Snow
Apologies, Forgiveness, and Consequences
You cannot turn on the radio or TV in my section of the world and not hear or see a report about The Food Network and Restaurateur, Paula Dean. If you do not know about this recent conflict, do a quick search and you will get more information than you can digest. Basically, a former … Continue reading Apologies, Forgiveness, and Consequences
The following list claims to be actual maintenance complaints submitted by US Air Force pilots and the replies from the maintenance crew. I shared this list with someone who worked in Air Force maintenance at Eglin AFB. His comment was that he had seen and made similar replies in his years in maintenance. Problem: "Left … Continue reading What Evidence?!?
Folly: Final Fixing of the Foolish Fugitive
Searching through an old file of some of bulletin articles and devotionals of the past I came across this one by WO Taylor (circa 1997). Enjoy! - Scott "The Final Fixing of the Foolish Fugitive": "Feeling footloose, fancy-free, and frisky, this feather-brained fellow finagled his fond father into forking over his fortune. Forthwith, he fled … Continue reading Folly: Final Fixing of the Foolish Fugitive
Father, Sometimes I get frustrated, loosing my cool when things don't go my way. Sometimes, I rush into a plan and don't take time to pray. Sometimes, I neglect to include You in all the events of my day. Sometimes, to the snares of the devil, that oar of old I fall prey. Please forgive. … Continue reading Please Forgive
God, why do You love so willingly? Why do You deal so patiently? What motivates You to remit; When Your creation does commit, The very acts You cannot ignore, The same sins You do abhor? Why send Your Son to pay the price, To give Yourself as sacrifice? Why forgive the imperfect like me, And … Continue reading Why?
The following list claims to be actual maintenance complaints submitted by US Air Force pilots and the replies from the maintenance crews. A number of years ago, I shared this list with someone who works in USAF maintenance at Eglin AFB, and one who worked at a maintenance facility in Vietnam during the war. Both … Continue reading Removing Evidence