Cuts, Scars, and Lessons Learned

If you know me, you know that I’ve had my share of misfortune. I’ve had plenty of bad things happen to me as I was growing up. I certainly understand that plenty of others have had a much rougher life … Continue reading

Our Best Friend

When I was really young I remember visiting my Aunt who lived just through the woods. We walked there quite often with our grandmother. She had a dog named Clete. I don’t know what kind of dog he was but … Continue reading

Death Is Easier To Accept When …..

It’s hard to say goodbye to anyone we care about, but it’s even more difficult when it’s a family member; especially when death is the one at the door, ready to remove them from your life. You wish you had … Continue reading

Modern Manna: God’s Word

In 1 Kings chapter 11, we learn that King Solomon had a servant named Jeroboam, who was a mighty man of valor. The king saw that this young man was industrious, so he made him ruler over all the affairs … Continue reading

A Boy, A Snake, Two Wolves, And A Song

When I was young, my grandmother told me a story about a young boy and a snake. The boy’s mother gave him some milk with some cornbread mixed with it. Like he had done the last few times she fed … Continue reading

The 12 Disciples And The 12 Apostles

The twelve disciples are mentioned four times in the gospels. Matthew referred to them in the first verse of chapter 10 and again in the first verse of chapter 11. Mark wrote about them in verse 17 of chapter 20, … Continue reading

More Than A Dream

One night, when I was eight years old I had a dream. I continued to have the same dream, in every detail, for the next thirty years. When the dream begins it’s night, and our entire family is gathered at my … Continue reading

Trees And Men, Vines And Sin

The last few weeks I’ve been trying to work a little in my yard, to get it ready for spring. I moved some old broken cinder blocks that had once been at the edge of the woodline but now were … Continue reading

Thank You For 12,000 Views

I want to thank all my subscribers and visitors to my blog. This week my BLOGGER blog passed 10,000 views. There are almost 2,000 more views on my WORDPRESS blog, and I don’t know how many views there have been … Continue reading

Two Snakes And A Fishing Pole

There I was, minding my own business. Fishing in the creek, anticipating that unmistakable jerk on my line that would send my heart racing as I would frantically try to grab hold of the fish before it could get off … Continue reading