I’m not a huge fan of board games (except maybe for Monopoly). To me, most board games are more like “bored” games and nothing is more frustrating to me than to have someone pull out the rule book and start reading it before we can start playing. Usually about an eighth into the first paragraph … Continue reading Living the Example
My wife Jane is a retired nurse. She’s still very good at it. There are other nurses that come to her for advice on how to do their jobs better. Am I bragging? No. In the words of Bear Bryant: “It ain’t bragging if you can do it,” and when it comes to being a … Continue reading Careful for Nothing
People put confidence in a lot of temporal things. I realize that sometimes it’s necessary, especially if you’re applying for work. People need to know what you can do, and they would like to see the credentials and experience you have to see if what you’re saying about yourself is legitimate. It’s understandable, but in … Continue reading Confidence in the Right Things
Yesterday, our dog Dawson put himself to bed. Usually, when it gets late, I walk toward our bedroom and the routine is for Dawson to go to his kennel for the night. It used to be a tug-of-war to get him to do that. Then I started using treats as a reward every time I … Continue reading Put Legs on Your Faith
Paul equated Jesus with God in all his epistles, usually in the greeting. When you consider that Paul learned at the feet of Gamaliel, one of the greatest rabbis in Jewish history and that Paul (then Saul) was trained to be a Pharisee, an elite sect of the Jewish religion of the time, equating Jesus … Continue reading Paul’s Radical Greeting to the Philippians
There's just something about natural, free-range, farm-raised chicken eggs that beat store-bought eggs every time. They look different, they cook different and they taste awesome! Free-range eggs have a richer, darker yolk than store-bought and they just taste like eggs the way God intended them to. There are some things that are just better left … Continue reading What brings God to church?
Years ago, I worked at a thrift shop. My job was to process all the donated items that were electrical in nature. I was to plug the thing in, see if it worked, repair it if I could and then clean it up to be put out on the floor. Anything that didn’t work went … Continue reading How do you eat an elephant?