Today, this morning, I am simply writing what I am thinking. I am not sure how this will come across. Friends, I am hurting! Tears are literally welling up in my eyes as I am thinking. It pains me deeply to say what I am about to say. There is a certain reality that hits … Continue reading From my Heart
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
I had a coupon for a free small cup of coffee from Krispy Kreme. The coupon was to expire by the end of this month, so I decided to use it today. A free cup of coffee, with no purchase necessary. NICE! I like free? I went a mile out of my way to get this … Continue reading Was it Free?!?
Maybe this is more about me than you. Maybe I am the only one that . . . well maybe not. We all struggle with sin. We all have times when we fail God. The apostle Paul admits as much in his own walk with God, "For I do not understand my own actions. For I do … Continue reading Why Do We Sin?
I keep seeing quizzes on Social Media that get you to answer a few questions and based on your answers will tell you things like: What 1980 power ballad was written for you? Which movie star is your doppelganger? When will (How will you) you die? Which cartoon character are you most like? Are you … Continue reading How Good are You?
The woman said to him, "Sir, give me this water, so that I will not be thirsty or have to come here to draw water." Jesus said to her, "Go, call your husband, and come here." The woman answered him, "I have no husband." Jesus said to her, "You are right in saying, 'I have … Continue reading Being a Friend
If you are like me and everyone I know, you find yourself adopting some bad habits. You struggle to do what you know is right and find yourself doing things that waste your time while keeping you from investing in the work of God. Paul, that renowned apostle, understands your struggle. Notice his words, "For I … Continue reading Stop It! Quit Now!
Each and everyone of us faces temptations in one or more areas of our lives. I do not know what tempts you to pull away from or hide from God, but there is something, and you know what that something is. So does our enemy the devil! He knows my weaknesses as well as yours, … Continue reading Lead Me Not Into Temptaion, I Can Find The Way Myself.
No refuse is not a typo in the title, I did not mean refuge, I meant refuse. In my little corner of the world, today is garbage day. On my morning drive I passed quite a few garbage cans and plastic bags all waiting for the truck to come by and collect them. Garbage day … Continue reading Day of Refuse
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