It’s the most anticipated time of year for school kids – summer vacation!
Put away the pencils and books; leave the desk behind and homework will be a distant memory.
It sounds idyllic! Continue reading
Unless the Lord builds a house, the work of the builders is wasted. Ps 127:1
Yesterday I wrote about the old Aldridge Saw Mill.
Another place we visited was Caney Creek Park on Lake Sam Rayburn.
Many of the camping and boat ramp equipped parks on our nearby lake are closing more and more of the facilities, usually leaving just the boat ramp. Continue reading
In 1898 Hal Aldridge sold his sawmill property at Rockland, Texas, and he built his new mill 11 miles to the east in extreme northwest Jasper County, on the banks of Neches River, where he controlled 300,000,000 feet of standing timber. Aldridge quickly grew to a town of 1,000 persons, and prospects for its future seemed very bright. Continue reading
Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation’s service.
Memorial Day was officially proclaimed on May 5, 1868 by General John Logan, national commander of the Grand Army of the Republic Continue reading
There will always been those that would pervert the Gospel. There are the blatant perversions, like this story from Worldnetdaily.com.
Iran’s Basij Press is claiming a purported Gospel of Barnabas, discovered in 2000, will prove that Islam is the final and righteous religion, causing the collapse worldwide of Christianity. Continue reading
I read where a San Francisco city official consulted a Ouija board before city leaders voted to recommend naming a Navy ship after slain gay rights activist, Harvey Milk.
The city official said he believes he made contact with Milk’s spirit and that Milk spelled out letters indicating: “Good riddance to don’t ask, don’t tell.” Continue reading
It is finale week!
Last Tuesday was the season finale of NCIS; last night was the finale of Dancing with the Stars, and tonight is the finale of American Idol.
The only thing is it’s not really over. Next season there will be another NCIS, another American Idol, and another ballroom champion! Continue reading
The Hook Children in 1987-(left to right) Desi, Prentis, Curtis, Hazel, Alton, Versie, Vadis, Elvie, and Era
For where two or three are gathered together in My name, I am there in the midst of them. Matt 18:20
I got the email this morning reminding me that the Hook Reunion is Saturday.
Hook is my mother’s maiden name and so the name of my Grandfather’s family. Continue reading
God said, “Let great lights appear in the sky to separate the day from the night. Let them mark off the seasons, days, and years.” Gen 1:14
Since the beginning, the heavenly bodies have been on a time schedule that has been set into motion by the Creator. Continue reading
It was only a matter of time.
The Ten Commandments are often in the midst of controversy and civil suits; now there is something new.
Eighteen months ago, a parent objected to the Ten Commandments being posted in a district high school as part of a huge collage of documents Continue reading