Amy and I like to walk. We walk around the neighborhood or through shopping centers or stores. When we walk, we hold hands. It is both a sign of affection to each other and a statement to those around us that we are and forever will be a couple - no, we are ONE. I … Continue reading Hand in Hand
When God Seems Far Away
I have mentioned before that I started listening to Christian Contemporary Radio more this year. In fact I have almost exclusively listened to this music this year. I began this as a personal experiment. I wanted to see what affect my music choices had on my attitude. Although the results are far from scientific, I see … Continue reading When God Seems Far Away
A Start to the Week
Will you join me in prayer? God our Father, In our world, wars begin and wars end. In our world, economies strengthen and economies weaken. In our nation, Presidents come and go. In our nation, laws change with the passing of time. In our world, what is "in" today is "out" tomorrow. In our world, … Continue reading A Start to the Week
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”
Let Me Tell You A Story
I love stories. One of my favorite memories as a child is my parents' reading me bedtime stories. Some of my favorites were "Sam and the Firefly," "The Firecat," "Green Eggs and Ham," and "The Bike Lesson." I can hear my mom's soft voice and my dad trying to do voices. If you are not … Continue reading Let Me Tell You A Story
What in the World?!?
What in the World? © B. Scott McCown 08.19.2016 What is this world coming to? Why do so many refuse To acknowledge that life depends on You? What is this world coming to; When anger and violence rule the day; With the victims and survivors are more than a few? What is this world coming … Continue reading What in the World?!?
How to Know God’s Plan
If God leads me to it He will lead me through it. If this is God's will, then I will endure. I guess this was in God's plan for me. I don't know why God planned for me to go through this. God must has more for you to do, that is why you survived. … Continue reading How to Know God’s Plan
The Reason Why
I keep hearing the following phrase and ones similar to it and the constant refrain is driving me insane: Everything happens for a reason! I am not sure what everyone who says that phrase means by it. I am not sure everyone who says it understands what they are saying. It sounds like a statement … Continue reading The Reason Why
A few weeks ago, I wrote about my world turning Sideways. Current political climate and current issues of morality or immorality played into that post, but mostly it was about a personal event. My younger brother's diagnosis with a brain tumor. This week I traveled to Gainesville, Florida to Shands' Hospital where skilled surgeons and … Continue reading Vertical
Last week I posted God's Plan for Your Life. That post generated a few discussions via email, Facebook, and Messenger. One person suggested I expand my thoughts. Another individual just wanted me to explain my understanding to him. This is my answer. It is longer than my usual posts, but this is important. What I … Continue reading God’s Will