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Mountaintop moments

Mountaintop moments

spent a week in the mountains with my whole family and rarely watched the news, looked at Facebook, or thought about the world’s events. I was too busy watching my grandkids laugh and play with one another. There were a lot of things to do, see,...

The Bible is an answer to Jesus’ Prayer

The Bible is an answer to Jesus’ Prayer

had to replace the batteries in the remote again and thought, “They don’t make batteries like they used to.” Then I realized it wasn’t the batteries. I used to put on my favorite news station and watch the whole program. Now, I switch from station...

Is it time for a face-lift?

Is it time for a face-lift?

es! But not in the way you might be thinking.  I maintain an honest philosophy about my “face.” I’m sixty-two and I look like it. I’m okay with that. Do I wish I looked like I were younger? Sometimes—but my face tells the truth, and so do...

When you are better, you do better

When you are better, you do better

’ve been taping the Bible study lectures for the book of Romans. Even after all these months of study, I read a verse that I know I have read a dozen times and learned something new. That is the miracle of God’s word.  As Scripture says, “The...

The Key to Having it All

The Key to Having it All

Have you ever noticed the people who have it all are the people who don’t need it?  Jesus explained that spiritual truth in his Sermon on the Mount. The Lord’s basic principle for great success is found in Matthew 5:5  He said, “Blessed are the meek, for...

God loves a humble heart

God loves a humble heart

I watched two men in politics defend their policies on the morning news. One was honest about his struggles to govern during this past year. The other spoke of his awards and successes, refusing to discuss the problems in the streets of his city. I was struck by the...

Twenty years of change

Twenty years of change

ow can it be true? Twenty years ago, I was having my second cup of coffee after having dropped my boys off at school when the taped hour of Good Morning America went live. Charlie Gibson and Diane Sawyer were reporting what they knew, which wasn’t...

Still Standing

Still Standing

s I sit here typing this blog post, Ida is pounding Florida and a plane just ascended from the runway in Afghanistan carrying more people to a future they never planned to have.  And all of this is happening while the COVID numbers change...

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