Monthly Archives: July 2012

The Passing of Two Friends…

Over the last few months I lost two very dear friends who influenced my life–one man and one woman.  Charles Dart was a true Christian gentleman in every way and through his witness I discovered the beauty of God’s everyday … Continue reading

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When Life Gives You Lemons…

“When life gives you lemons, make lemonade,” so the saying goes.  I say, “When life gives you lemons, Rejoice!”  After you squeeze the juice out of the lemon for your lemonade, bag the lemon and put it in your freezer. … Continue reading

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When Daddy Stopped Listening

It’s a comfort to know my Heavenly Father always listens to me when I pray.  But the Message paraphrase of Luke 15:20-23, illustrates a time when my Daddy-God stopped listening to His wayward son.  The Father had scanned the road every … Continue reading

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Just Do It!

In the face of last night’s tragedy in Colorado, what can I do?  It is so frustrating to stand helplessly by when you know people are hurting.  The moment I heard of the shooting on the TV news I texted … Continue reading

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Mirror, Mirror

The mirror in my bathroom stretches from the shower stall to the water closet, a good eight feet or more, illuminating every flaw, wrinkle and blob I’ve ever had or even imagined.  Like a Supreme Court legislator, it passes judgement … Continue reading

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Armed and Dangerous

I never thought of myself as being armed and dangerous until I heard one little lady’s story.  Alma came home one night to find a man burglarizing her tiny apartment.  Startled, the 82-year-old woman automatically did what she always did … Continue reading

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Thank You, Papa John

Thank you Papa John for your daring vision and defiant signature.  (I’m not talking pizza here.)  Thank you Uncle George for risking life, limb and personal wealth, to better life for a motley crew of dissidents and malcontents.   If … Continue reading

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