So, as Lisa and I are over a thousand miles apart, and as we ponder what to get each other for Christmas ... I start to write out my email to Santa. Three things made my list. More did too, but let’s stick with three for now. Lisa will have hers before Christmas. She had … Continue reading My List to Santa: a Chick-fil-A, a root canal, and some trail time
I’ve got about 40 or so versions of O Holy Night on iTunes. There are hundreds more online and in the iTunes Store. It is the carol we will looking at this coming Sunday. So, I have spent about over 3 hours listening to the differing versions. And each one is inspiring. Andrea Bocelli’s version … Continue reading His law is love, and His Gospel is peace
If you’re prayed up, you don’t need to pray long. I’ve been told this before, and even have used it. The quote may sound weird, but I think what it is emphasizing is that some people overlook personal prayer time and use corporate time in their stead. I have been in prayer services where it … Continue reading If You’re Prayed Up, You Don’t Need to Pray Long!?
Undesired consequences. After my weather related, not truly wanted, yet it happened collision on Dallas North Tollway months ago ... The wonderful State Police of Texas decided to give me a little slip of paper with his name and an address on it. It was not out of his concern or willingness to fellowship at … Continue reading Silly Mistakes & One Big One
Traditions. There are a lot of them. Some good, some weird, some, well, we will stop at good or weird. Friday, I mentioned advent calendars. Today, it is about children’s programs. I mean, these events you’ve got to love. It’s like the ring bearers and the flower child at weddings. They normally steal the show, … Continue reading Traditions, A Heartbreaker, and the Message of Hope
A little bit of the "magic" of Christmas. By magic, I mean way beyond what we think or dream. A while back, I mentioned the heritage of birthday cakes (look at the entry on my birthday 5.15). And in that writing, I thanked the Germans for their contribution to birthday cake traditions. I enjoyed my … Continue reading Chocolates at Christmas … thank you Germans, again
For several years now, I have been a rebel. In most apartments in the Big D, real Christmas trees are not allowed. Fire code or something like that. Last year, I did a tree 🌲 out of crates ... very Martha Stewart of me. But for a couple of years, it was a small “real” … Continue reading Rebel No More … My Tree is Legit