Being behind carries a negative connotation of something happening that’s not good, such as any or all of the following: Behind in paying bills; behind in school; behind in getting ready for _______ You can add your own to this list, but you get the picture. Being behind is never a positive in today’s world. Or … Continue reading When It’s Good to be Behind
Not what time is it now but, what time is now? Does “now” have a time? If so, what is it? According to the Bible, faith is always now. There’s nothing past or future about faith. Jesus Himself said that when we pray for something (Mark 11:24) we are to believe that we receive the … Continue reading What Time is Now?
Great books do not need a sequel; the original is sufficient in itself. Although sequels were done to them, books like To Kill A Mockingbird, Gone With the Wind, and The Wizard of Oz are, in my opinion, just fine as they are. The greatest book ever written, and the one with the most annual … Continue reading No Sequel Needed
For those unfamiliar with cow and horse pastures, both species "do their business", whenever the occasion arises, resulting in the fall of manure upon the ground. Regardless of what you're wearing it pays to watch where you're stepping. The same is true in life. There's a lot of "stuff" that can fall along our life's … Continue reading Watch Where You’re Stepping
Colonel Henry (Hank) Potter served our country during WWll, as did thousands of other soldiers. What made Colonel Potter famous was him being the navigator for the lead bomber of Doolittle's Raiders, 16 bombers which bombed Tokyo, Japan, in April, 1942. The success of the mission proved that America could prevail against Japan's Imperial forces. … Continue reading Hank Potter and You
Back in the 1950s candy dispensers were popular with children, myself included. One would load the dispenser with rectangular pieces of candy, pull back on the head (often a cartoon character), and eat what the head dispensed. All that for a piece of flavored sugar. In a very real sense, our mouths are dispensers: dispensers … Continue reading Your Mouth is a Dispenser
As a boy, Easter egg hunts were part mystery, part tradition. The tradition was having them while being young; the mystery was finding all those colored eggs and candied "accessories." The hunt began with one written clue that, when properly understood, directed me to another clue in either our house or yard.The reward of finding … Continue reading Easter Egg Hunts in Life
I pray daily that God makes me a blessing to someone. I supply the willingness and obedience; God supplies everything else. Last week I flew from Tulsa to Dallas. As I entered the plane I had a sense to sit in a certain seat. After a temporary hesitancy on my part I sat down in … Continue reading Let God Use You
"Deep and wide, deep and wide; there's a fountain flowing deep and wide. Deep and wide, deep and wide; there's a fountain flowing deep and wide." As a camp counselor many summers ago, I helped sing this traditional chorus-complete with hand gestures. Fortunately or otherwise, today's post comes with no hand gestures. Deep and wide-that's … Continue reading Deep and Wide
Faith. It's one of the most misunderstood words to people today, including Christians as a whole. With so many talking about it, it's surprising just how few people really understand what faith is. To meet this need, why haven't more people made things simple by explaining, in simple language, what faith is? Hopefully today's post … Continue reading Is All Faith The Same?