Take Another Drink

I was walking our dog this morning when we bumped into a lady with her dog. I'd seen her once before but we'd not spoken, however, this morning our dogs connected and we exchanged a few words, a smile and that feeling of a kindred soul. As we parted and I walked on I started … Continue reading Take Another Drink


May 28 – All I See

I love you. That’s it!
Thank you Jesus.
God is GOOD!!!!!


Father, I want these whom you have given me to be with me where I am.
Then they can see all the glory you gave me because you loved me even before the world began!
(John 17:24)

Read: 2 Samuel 13:1-39, John 17:1-26, Psalm 119:81-96, Proverbs 16:6-7

Relate: Read, write, pray, preach. If you were going to sum up my life’s ambitions into four words, those would be it. Periodically I look inward at what I am doing with my time and money and if there are any major things that don’t fit into these four categories, it gets cut. If you were to add a fifth thing to this list, then it would be to teach. Although I am in a season of my life where I am doing teaching probably more than anything else, I still don’t think my passion or ability to do so is as great…

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(k)no(w) where to sit

As He is...so are we

I never knew where to sit. Every lunch period of every day of every year at school. I was liked by others, I think, or maybe more so tolerated. I’ll never know fully I suppose. All I remember is peering into the large cafeteria in the middle of the entrance with its heavy doors and push bars wondering and posing the internal question…”where do I sit?”

I was never hated in school, that I know of, but it doesn’t seem like I was much liked either. No enemy but no real friends. Maybe others felt ambivalence towards me. The one friend I did know in school never had the same lunch period as me but I knew his other friends wouldn’t have me at their table. So I either sat at the “nerd” table or the table my other friend from Lebanon sat at. Moe was his name. He was…

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