History, Nature, Pleasant Trails … and Spiders

Appomattox Court House National Park. 1700 acres. 8 trails. Lots of history. Lots of nature. And lots of spider webs. Monday, I finished hiking every trail at the ACH Park. Not a huge deal, but pretty cool to say I've done it. There are 8 trails and probably about 14 or more miles. I had … Continue reading History, Nature, Pleasant Trails … and Spiders

Get a Little Weird … It’s a Revolution

Steal a brain. Igor had one job. It was pretty simple. Steal a brain. Head to the lab and get the brain for our monster, so was the instructions of Dr. Frederick Frankenstein gave to his assistant Igor. And he did. But when the monster awoke, Dr. Fred realized Igor had gotten the wrong brain. … Continue reading Get a Little Weird … It’s a Revolution

Digging for Gems in a field of Gunk … “Woke” Christianity?

The Bachelorette, a show I rarely watch or even talk about. But today, I found an insight I appreciated and want to share. I read, or at least peruse, a lot of blogs. Some I find myself reading daily and others I delete the notice just from the title ... it grabs me or it … Continue reading Digging for Gems in a field of Gunk … “Woke” Christianity?

The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then The Bigfoot

Part One ... My nephew and nieces were in last week. They were blessed by a close encounter with a deer, some groundhogs, a chipmunk, a few turkeys, the local beagle that roams the streets (Jack is his name), and a few congressmen (they met one from DC on the plane and a couple later). … Continue reading The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then The Bigfoot

Offensive Church Signs … Just a Thought

I live in a small town that is the home place of a very historical event. Just a few miles from my front door is the location where Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered to Gen. Ulysses S. Grant. A National Historical Park, Appomattox is one of several US locations that will always have Civil War … Continue reading Offensive Church Signs … Just a Thought

What Stops Your Scroll?

Baby pics. Cute dogs doing neat tricks. Bisons sending bystanders scrambling. Political mudslinging. Artistic renditions of scripture and sermon tweet worthy bylines. All of these may be a reason you 'stop the scroll'. This is a phrase that means you will just mindlessly scroll through Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, news feeds, or whatever platform finds your … Continue reading What Stops Your Scroll?

Church Business Meetings … Ughh?

iYou hear the stories. You may have sat through a few that got ... spirited. You may have been the one that got ... spirited. Maybe you see it on the church calendar and decide to take that weekend off from church. What is it that makes people dread these church meetings of business and … Continue reading Church Business Meetings … Ughh?