Don’t Miss the Gas Stations

One time, for a family vacation, we rented a big Ford SUV. It was nice. Because it was a newer model it had many of the latest bells and whistles, including an audible warning to let you know you were down to the last five gallons of gas. As part of that family vacation, we … Continue reading Don’t Miss the Gas Stations

Fire hydrant

Don’t Kick Fire Hydrants

You would think the common sense truth: "Don't kick fire hydrants" would be pretty obvious. But people do it all the time. The foolishness of man perverteth his way: and his heart fretteth [rages] against the LORD. (Proverbs 19:3) The simplicity of Proverbs is its genius. Its truths are straightforward and approachable. It is a book … Continue reading Don’t Kick Fire Hydrants

Fellowship Knowledge

And beside this, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge;  (2 Peter 1:5) Our middle daughter, I’ll call her “Kay,” is one of those Energizer Bunny types of people. When she is on, she is on and she’s non-stop. As she has matured, she has learned to channel that energy … Continue reading Fellowship Knowledge

If Only I Had…

How many times have you looked back on your life and thought: “If only I had done ____  life would have worked out so much differently for me!” Much of our lives are predicated on the big “If’s” we face. Solomon sought to save his son a life of regrets and “If-only-I-had’s” in this second … Continue reading If Only I Had…