“Losing” Laura?

By | June 25th, 2016|Blogging From A to Z Challenge 2016, Cancer, Christianity, Laura|

The most common phrase in our culture when someone dies is to tell the surviving family members “I am sorry for your loss.” Until I had experienced “losing Laura” to cancer I had not given much thought to the phrase. It got me thinking...

Songs of the Faith – Laura’s Hymn Sing

By | June 14th, 2016|Blogging From A to Z Challenge 2016, Cancer, Christianity, Laura|

It was difficult for Laura to pick out the hymns for her funeral service. Each time we revisited her funeral bulletin she kept changing them. "I like so many it's so hard to choose," she lamented. Then I had a burst of inspiration: "Why choose? You're in the choir... Let's have a Hymn Sing!"

Gratitude – A Lost Exercise

By | April 8th, 2016|Blogging From A to Z Challenge 2016, Christianity, Productivity|

I have seen a number of folks blog about creating a "gratitude list". My wife has one. It's about time I started one. It basically helps you have a list of all the things to be grateful for, and every day you add a couple and you see over time just how much you have to be grateful for.

Devotional Time

By | April 5th, 2016|Blogging From A to Z Challenge 2016, Christianity, Productivity|

You've heard the lecture: you shower every day, don't you? You eat every day, don't you? You watch The Office every week, don't you? Then why don't you have a dedicated time learning about, spending time with, and getting to really know, your Lord, your God, your Savior?....

Bible Basics – Did you know…?

By | April 2nd, 2016|Blogging From A to Z Challenge 2016, Christianity|

Most people think of the Bible as a single book. Actually, it's a library... Poetry, historical narrative, wisdom, and apocalyptic literature tell a single remarkable story over a period of 1,600 years. Here's a quick introduction to the Greatest Story Ever Told.