Then Hilkiah the high priest said to Shaphan the scribe, “I have found the Book of the Law in the house of the LORD.” And Hilkiah gave the book to Shaphan, and he read it. Continue reading
It’s amazing how so many use God’s word to condone the things they do that may be against God’s word.
I’ve heard people invoke the name of God in many immoral situations.
I’ve heard drug abusers say, “God’s really blessing me!”
I find that ironic. Continue reading
There’s a lot of graduating going on!
For us, it’s been the excitement of Braeden’s exodus from kindergarten into the first grade.
Yes, there’s a graduation for that and it includes a cap and gown with a little diploma.
He’s not a baby anymore; he’s a big boy. Continue reading
As I was reading in 1 Peter, I was engaged by this passage: therefore gird up the loins of your mind, be sober, and rest your hope fully upon the grace that is to be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ; as obedient children, not conforming yourselves to the former lusts, as in your ignorance; but as He who called you is holy, you also be holy in all your conduct, because it is written, “Be holy, for I am holy.” 1 Peter 1:13-16 Continue reading
Last Saturday’s rapture-faux-pas gave way to strong feelings in Christians that vehemently disagreed with the timing and date.
Though I wonder just how much Christians do know.
The pat answer to such predictions is “no one knows the day or hour!” Continue reading
Every family has their secrets, including mine.
Without giving details I have discovered severe alcoholics, adultery, spousal abuse, suicide, and dysfunctionality.
That’s just from the ones I know about. Continue reading
The false prophecy of the year took place Saturday.
Harold Camping and his organization had been predicting for months that May 21, 2011 was judgment day; that it would be the end of mankind.
It didn’t happen. Continue reading
My dad served in the army and fought in Korea.
He never talked much about it so I don’t know much about it.
There are a few stories about sleeping cocooned up because of the nutria.
Nutria, also called a Nutra-rat, is a large aquatic rodent that looks like a big rat. Continue reading
I want to continue with another thought about the train that travels through Crosby.
Before the day of the modern diesel engine there was the steam locomotive.
I remember dad telling the story of being a young boy lying in bed and hearing the steam whistle on the locomotive as it traveled through the night. Continue reading
As I stayed at my cousin Donna’s home during my stay in Crosby for dad’s funeral, I was reminded of the train tracks that still run through the middle of town.
The tracks are an indelible part of my life. Continue reading