Christmas Alone With The King 2015

This is my third year spending Christmas Day Alone with the King.  The day begins with a special breakfast, a roaring fire, traditional choral and symphony Christmas songs (this year an upgrade to Spotify,) and new this year a collection of Christmas books to delve into to see where they would take me.  It was…

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One New Year’s Resolution January 1, 2013

Ahh…New Year’s Day 2013.  I have but one resolution.  Dedicate this year to letting God lead.  My dear friend and Pastor Gary Walker asked us to reflect on six points as we evaluated 2012 and how God has moved in our lives. A passage of scripture that has moved you in some way An answer…

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Reflections on a Year of Miracles 2013

Another New Year’s Eve to reflect upon another year.  Last year my dear friend and pastor, Gary Walker asked our new church plant to reflect on six points as we evaluated 2012 and how God has moved in our life.  The points to reflect upon on are timeless…so once again here we go. A passage…

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Catalyst for a Miracle

A 21 hour business trip which included four airports and plenty of heartburn was the agenda for yesterday. While being crammed like a sardine in a 600 mph can, Mark Batterson’s book, The Grave Robber distracted me from the misery.  He writes to my sense of adventure and risky undertakings.  The subject was miracles and I…

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What To Do When The World Is Imploding?

In the past few months the decline of the world is accelerating at a frightening rate.  Instead of listing all the events that render the US and world a most unlivable place, I chose to concentrate on what I do have control over. I can treat every person I encounter with deep kindness and love…

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Restless and Unfulfilled?

eternity in the hearts of men I was feeling lost. I was dissatisfied, unfulfilled and overwhelmed with all the unresolved issues in my life. I recorded my thoughts in my journal and my eyes rested on this verse Ecc 3:11 God has set eternity in the hearts of men. What does this mean? I had…

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When a Flood is a Blessing

Now that three weeks have passed since the flood in the basement wiped out 1500 sf of my stuff, I reflect on the lessons learned. God knew I was being stubborn on the concept of “stuff” and He helped me out in one fell swoop to declutter and simplify.   God has gifted me with…

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When the Electricity Goes Off

When the Electricity Goes Off August 2, 2012 I just stepped out of the shower and had half my eye makeup on when the power went out. When it did not come back on quickly I pondered my next course of action. Both of my jobs and my search for a future mate are internet…

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Up to the Mountain

The First Official Blog of My Writing Career – Novella (a long short story or a short novel) January 13, 2012 (Friday) 2012 is the year I proclaim a seriousness for writing. My friends have urged me to do this for nearly two decades. Sometimes it takes me some time to figure out what is…

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