Seasons of Change… “For everything there is a season and a time for every purpose under Heaven.” – Ecclesiastes 3:1 “If you watch how nature deals with adversity, continuinally renewing itself, you can’t help but learn from it.” – Bernie Siegle I am fortunate to live in an area of the country where we have fall, … Continue reading Seasons of Change
John Muir said,” in every walk with nature, one receives more than he seeks”. I have found that to be true many times. I enjoy taking walks in the mountains, by a lake or by a stream. It is refreshing to see all the beautiful little details and the unparalleled beauty that God has created … Continue reading Let Heaven and Nature Sing!
The weekend after Linda and I got engaged to be married, we decided to go canoeing one afternoon. She was paddling one direction and I was paddling the othe direction, and we both were determined each of us were doing it right …. Well, before we knew it, the canoe flipped over in the middle … Continue reading Two in a Canoe…Happily Incompatible!
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!