Crazy. Unusual. Smart, maybe a smart aleck at times. Fun, and funny. Unique. Innovative. Smart. Rebel. Too reformed. A bit distant at times. Naive. Weird sense of humor. Early in my ministry, I was defined in a lot of different ways by a lot of different people. I was told that I needed to change, … Continue reading Don’t Let Them Change Who You Are
It was about 15 feet wide. It was circling me and causing a sense of doom running down my spine. I was not sure if I was really in danger or just my mind playing tricks on me. My next steps were to be measured carefully. Let me step back and give the whole picture. … Continue reading That’s a BIG Shadow
There is a bit of danger. An awareness of possible annoyance. A "welcome" sign and a "do not disturb" sign needed to be owned. I am talking about a pastor living next door to (or shouting distance to) the church at which he serves. I am not talking about my present scenario - I love … Continue reading He Warned Me That the Preacher is a Little Crazy
Every morning the sun rises. I see it break the horizon and its splendor lights the sky. The evidence starts way before. The darkness fades. The stars disappear. The Black turns grey then eventually a grandeur of orange and blue in the East. Every night the sun sets. The shadow from the tree line creeps … Continue reading The Splendor … Every Day
My Life is Messy. And I am the first to acknowledge I do not have insight or a creative enough mind to write everything fresh and unborrowed. Is that a word? My spell check kicked it out. Oh well, English is a living language, always adapting and growing. So, unborrowed it is. But today's blog … Continue reading Happy Churches!!
Get that extra dessert - skip the gym today - have some more fried chicken - put some gravy on those biscuits - grab the soft drink, and skip the Dasani … all of these will have an impact on your health, your weight, your well being. Each decision is small, but together, they impact … Continue reading Life is the Sum of Your Decisions – With No Do-Overs
Photo by Luan Oosthuizen on Pexels.com Driving round in circles. Paying no attention to the signs. Too busy talking to each other. This describes my route in and around the big town of Lynchburg yesterday. Now in Dallas, a wrong turn might mean quite a bit of navigating to get back to where you re … Continue reading Lisa Got Me Lost