It's a day late ... for both top ten and for siblings. But yesterday (4.10.19) was national sibling day. I've got three and I am blessed. So here are top ten snippets from my noggin of moments that impacted me on my journey. Yes, most memories are with Jon, but he is closest in birth … Continue reading Top Ten … Sibling Snippets
They were ensuring the physical, emotional safety of students. They wanted to make sure kids kept their hands to themselves. So, they said they were going to ban the game of tag at recess. This is a few years ago, and I know the school system looking at this got its 15 minutes of notoriety. … Continue reading Tag, You’re It … Not Any More
All day long I've been listening and making music selections. I've been repeatedly going over the choir's choices for the next two weeks and laying out the worship that highlights not only the flow but the message. I don't want to write too much (everybody is reading about UVAs victory anyway) so I leave you … Continue reading Importance of Music and the Lyrics that Go with it
Put away the pitchforks. Extinguish the flames and put the oil back in the tank. I am not trying to be heretical. Yes, I know that we are to give thanks in everything. Yes I know every good thing is from above. And yes, I am very, very, very thankful for all our Lord has … Continue reading Stop Giving Thanks to God
It happens. TV shows that don't seem to be drawing in the audience are put on the chopping block. They are the bubble of surviving or being cancelled. Sometimes, the public's outcry through social media or write in campaigns save them. And it is always intriguing to see what will make it. There are some … Continue reading Shows on the Bubble, Me on the Bubble
A kind elderly gentleman approached my table yesterday. His question was one I am asked frequently, once they discover I am a pastor. They ask, "Where's your church?" My answer may have seemed a bit smart alecky. Okay, many of my answers are kind of that way. But I didn't mean it to be this … Continue reading Where’s Your Church? Stop Going to Church … Be the Church!
If at first you don't succeed ... well, you know. It took three attempts on my Sharp Top hikes to find the wreckage of the B-52. (See below for link). The site of the tragedy is marked by a memorial, and the intensity of what took place is evident from the wreckage being a lot … Continue reading A Lesson From a Plane Wreck … Peaks of Otter