THIS IS THE VERY FIRST ENTRY ... Left at the top to explain the title. A new blog. Fresh perspectives. Why the name, “Muddy Shoes”? First, it has been said that we should never talk about someone unless we have walked a mile in their shoes. We should try to see the world from their … Continue reading Why the name, “Muddy Shoes”?
Clutter. A fridge whose front is full of finger painted masterpieces. Artwork that may never be worth anything but are priceless. If you are a parent or guardian, you probably already know to what I am referring. That wonderful not-so-little collection of art by those snot nosed, laundry causing, noise makers called, “kids”. Hand shaped … Continue reading Just some Clutter or Golden Bowl Worthy
It is unusual when Fox News and USA Today have an article and they agree. But this morning I was delighted as I perused the headlines and saw this little tidbit in both. I am sure it will hit the social media 15 minutes of fame soon, but I can’t let the Biblical lesson go … Continue reading This Snowman Has the Last Laugh
Today’s blog is simple. I am doing some treasure hunting. Recently I hiked the Peaks of Otter area and searched for a specific landmark. Missed it. Wandered around the mountain side to no avail. Great time, but the target was never reached. When it comes some of my social media in recent months, I too … Continue reading Doing Some Treasure Hunting
It’s new (at least to me.) It’s different. I have been educated in a new form of ice. It’s another aspect of the weather that has come to my attention. And it has a name - Graupel. I am not sure if that is singular or plural. One dictionary says it is unmeasurable, so no … Continue reading Seen Any “Graupel” Lately?
Dangerous and beautiful. And no, I am not talking about my wife. Well, maybe … no. Not this time. Photo by Rene Asmussen on Pexels.com I am talking about the weather. This weekend, my hometown got winterized again. It started off beautiful. Flakes fluttering, everything turning white, and a splendor of God’s glory. Then - … Continue reading Dangerous & Beautiful
Friday’s. TGIF. Some days of the seven days bring a bit more excitement than others. Sunday’s are my ultimate fav ... worship, hanging with the church fam, football on TV, and nobody questions my afternoon naps. But Friday’s ... not because the end of the workweek, not because the weekend is here, and not because … Continue reading I Go Bonkers for Fridays
Top Ten ... well, at least a list of ten. He has been considered one of the most preached preachers of the 20th century (more pastors ‘borrowed’ his sermons for their sermons.). He did a cassette tape ministry mailed out every week to thousands all over the country ... a kind of podcast done long … Continue reading Top Ten (kind of)