25 years ago, I left Dallas to come to Virginia to serve at a church. For a few months, Lisa stayed in Dallas with our son, Calvin. Today, I came across a letter she sent me. It said that she missed me. Calvin missed me. They stayed up at night watching Barney, reading books, and … Continue reading She Loooves Me, She Misssses Me
Now, I am not sure if I am the person to write this. I have the perfect wife and don’t need to show grace to her for she deserves all the wonder and splendor that could come her way. But on the other hand, I have watched her for years show grace to her husband … Continue reading Grace … in Your Marriage
She’s back online - so you better get ready. No, I’m not talking a power player in Washington or Hollywood. No, I’m not talking a world-wide sports figure. I am talking about Delia Faye Haynes - also known as “Mother” (Mom is Lisa, Mother is Faye). My sister was able to get back east and … Continue reading She’s Back & FB will not be the same!
It’s a boy and his name is Thomas. A couple of days ago, a special couple and some sweet friends had their first young, wrinkly skinned, human being explode into their life - a life that will never be the same. Or as what I like to call it - God has sent them back … Continue reading A Baby – Yikes and Yippee
A word from Dr. Robert Estes ... I have a file of some old devotions, newsletter articles, sermons seeds, etc. Today, these would be on the web as blogs, Facebook articles, Tweets, or done up artistically for IG or Pinterest. Me, I have them as a simple document. So, I would like to have a … Continue reading Throw Back Thursday … Estes Excogitations
WOW - I got a “Thank you but no thank you, you don’t match our qualifications” letter today - in about 9 hours from the time I sent the CV and Cover Letter. That is the quickest turnaround I’ve had in this time of transition. Sometimes, life doesn’t work out in the time schedule we … Continue reading Prayer For The Unknown
When Calvin was in first grade, his teacher had a practice to motivate her students by a chart with every students name on it - stars were given and each kid was excited to see their progress. But she also had a bulletin board with an apple tree and each kid had their name on … Continue reading Motivation – Needs from Lower to Higher