The Day After The Day After Easter

Twas the day after Easter? No, the day after that, folks returned to the lives they had lead. For the most part, all life settled back to its norm and many or most felt their hearts were still warm from Sunday and spiritually fed. They let their minds wander toward worry and pleasure forgetting theContinue reading “The Day After The Day After Easter”

Football And Fun

Like most of the U.S. population, I watched the Super Bowl with some friends Sunday evening.  It was the first NFL game I had watched all season. This was not because I don’t enjoy sports, mind you.  But, because I LOVE sports, I determined that I needed to fast from watching the NFL this season.Continue reading “Football And Fun”

What’s In It For Me?

The following is a fictional memoir and does not reflect the attitudes of anyone I know personally, though it may reveal the inner struggles we are all trying to overcome as we become the church He died for us to be. Worship to day didn’t do much for me. I wasn’t inspired. Worship is thereContinue reading “What’s In It For Me?”

I Think My Eyes Are In Backward

A SHORT STORY – FROM A MADE UP DIARY I think my eyes are in backwards and all I can see right now is myself. I’m blind to the needs of others around me. To me, they don’t even exist. All I can see are my needs. It doesn’t seem to be hurting me, butContinue reading “I Think My Eyes Are In Backward”

The Day I Didn’t Feel Your Prayers

A SHORT STORY – FROM A MADE UP DIARY No one prayed for me today.I’ve heard it said and said it myself – “I could feel your prayers.” But I didn’t feel anyone pray for me today.I walked through my day and so many things went wrong.I lost my keys in the morning and wasContinue reading “The Day I Didn’t Feel Your Prayers”

Happy Baseball Day!

It’s that time of year again!! I’m so excited. For me Opening Day really is like a holiday. That makes last night Baseball’s Eve. My favorite baseball carol is probably “Take Me Out To The Ballgame” but that is probably everybody’s favorite. I also like the clapping song, you know, the one with 2 clapsContinue reading “Happy Baseball Day!”

Another Garden/Life Illustration

My brother found this on a gardening website and we both liked it. I hope you do too. How To Plant Your Garden. First, you “Come to the garden alone, while the dew is still on the roses”….FOR THE GARDEN OF YOUR DAILY LIVING, PLANT THREE ROWS OF PEAS: 1. Peace of mind 2. PeaceContinue reading “Another Garden/Life Illustration”

Ketchup? Yuck!

Maybe the closest thing to a phobia that I have is this; I don’t like ketchup. I didn’t always feel this way. It just is something that has developed in my adult life. Not that I don’t like ketchup on delicious food such as hot dogs and hamburgers, but given the choice I’d rather haveContinue reading “Ketchup? Yuck!”