Begin with a good deed

Begin with a good deed

January 1 is always an important day, especially when it’s the first day of a new decade.  What are your thoughts as you contemplate the next ten years? I’ve been especially contemplative this year. This decade will mark a great deal of change in our lives. But...
The One Who Invented Christmas

The One Who Invented Christmas

The house was finally quiet after a wonderfully chaotic Thanksgiving Day.  My daughter-in-law Candice suggested we watch one of her favorite Christmas movies, The Man Who Invented Christmas. The movie is based on the life of Charles Dickens as he penned his most...
Best Practices for God’s people

Best Practices for God’s people

It’s been months since I made the mistake. So why did I wake up thinking about it today? That’s how God gives blog nudges and authors a message to teach.  The problem with this one is that I have to be my own illustration.  I only needed a few things ...
It Was a Life Lesson

It Was a Life Lesson

I have always appreciated the speaker I heard one Sunday night about thirty years ago. He taught me a lesson that changed my life, and one I have passed on to others many times since. I wish I knew his name, but I look forward to the moment in heaven when I can tell...