There are a lot of things that are special about the summertime. Among my favorites are Baseball and Barbecue. Yogi Berra, famous baseball star and humorist said this: “Baseball is 90% mental… the other half is physical.” Maybe that is why I have always been fascinated by the game, even though I really wasn’t good … Continue reading Baseball, Barbecue, and Summertime Fun
I recently took a trip with our Sr. Adult church group to visit the Billy Graham Library in Charlotte, North Carolina. On our way there we, drove by so many places that has impacted my life spiritually. I saw Stoney Mountain off in the distance, close to Mountain Home, N.C. where my Papaw had his … Continue reading Everyone needs a Faith Team
Beautiful Messes,, Life doesn’t have to be Perfect….to be Great! I took this picture recently of a butterfly. If you will look closely, you will notice that part of it’s wing on the right side is damaged. I stood and watch it fly around the yard for several minutes. You would never know there was … Continue reading Beautiful Messes: Life doesn’t have to be Perfect…to be Great!
Run Jerry Bear Run!..Earlier in my life, before my earth suit began to go south on me…I used to run for fitness. As with most things we do in life, you occasionally have “One of Those Days” where your motivation is low and it is just a struggle. I was running with a pastor friend of mine and it … Continue reading Run Jerry Bear Run!
I took this picture this week after a storm. This time of year, we often have thunderstorms that show up suddenly without little warning in the mountains of Tennessee. It reminded me of the storms we encounter in other areas of our lives that disrupt our personal world. Recovering from the storms in our lives … Continue reading Surviving the Storms in our Lives
Blessed are the flexible…for they shall not get “bent out of shape”. We should be more like a palm tree. Even in a storm with high winds, they will bend but not break…Have you every had one of those days, where most everything you had planned …didn’t work out? Sometimes it is due to unrealistic expectations caused … Continue reading Blessed are the flexible…for they shall not get “bent out of shape”
Pat Summitt was an incredible coach that accomplished so much for the game of basketball and women’s sports. She was a champion of champions, winning the right way. I really enjoyed attending games that she coached. With her teams, you always felt like they would play hard and she would find a way to win by adapting and adjusting … Continue reading PAT’S PLACE