Gracias, Dios; Thank You, Lord This morning as I drove through the early light of the day the sun was only just breaking the horizon in the east. I drove with for a little while with the windows in my truck rolled down. I felt he crisp air that promises the arrival of cooler temperatures … Continue reading “Gracias, Dios”
I am not convinced that these two words are enough, but Thank You. Thank you for your comments over the last weeks and months. Thank you for your concern for Charles. Thank you for asking about his family, his wife and his girls. Thank you for asking about my parents. Thank you for the food. … Continue reading Thank You
When is the last time someone sincerely told you thanks? Maybe they told you in person, or maybe the sent a note or card in the mail; whatever method they chose, you felt blessed. When was the last time you told someone thank you? You know how receiving thanks makes you feel, have you blessed … Continue reading Attitude of Gratitude
On Social media, today is Throw Back Thursday, so I thought I would go to the hard copy files (a real filing cabinet, with hanging folders) to the thick files labeled, "Miscellaneous Bulletin Articles" and pull one for the blog. What If . . . ? What if God couldn't find the time to bless … Continue reading What If?
This past week, one of my electronic devices, a wonderful piece of technology, began having what appears to be hardware issues. This computer did this once before and after a day or two of problem solving I thought it would still serve me. Two weeks ago a different computer went through a recurring issue, one that I … Continue reading Our Problems
Sometimes we fall into the habit of failing to appreciate the present. Sometimes we reflect too much time on the past when it was "the good ol' days." At other times we focus our attention to the future when things will be better, and we will have more to appreciate. We also regret the past … Continue reading Today is . . . well Today.
Every now and then preachers get opportunities to speak at other congregations. Many congregations in our area have "Summer Series" where they have visiting speakers each Wednesday night. I have had the opportunity to speak at a few of these each summer. Sometimes there are responses, other times just comments after the lesson. Recently, I … Continue reading An Attitude of Gratitude