In Quietness and Rest You Will Find Refreshing in 2023

The New Year usually starts off with a bang and the busyness doesn’t seem to want to slow down. Yet in the stillness of the winter months this can be a good time to slow down and perhaps hibernate a bit. What do I mean by hibernate? Bears and other critters store up in certainContinue reading “In Quietness and Rest You Will Find Refreshing in 2023”

THE GHOST of CHRISTMAS

The story of Christmas appears to get camouflaged by all the fanfare and the trappings such as Santa Claus, Christmas trees, gifts and commercialism. Oh, but, there are so many good movies just to name a few such as ‘The Miracle on 34th Street’. The Ghost of Christmas is not Ebenezer Scrooge or some fairyContinue reading “THE GHOST of CHRISTMAS”

What Keeps Us from Making Wise Decisions

We continue to live in a culture that screams to us for instant gratification or we get tempted to be impulsive. There are ‘no magic formulas’! Too often when a major crisis hits us we get tempted or tested to do something stupid or irrational.For example, the last auto payment is paid and we thinkContinue reading “What Keeps Us from Making Wise Decisions”

He was Wounded for You!

Trials in everyday life are inevitable, learning to cope with the challenges of sickness, pain, suffering, even a sudden loss can be heartbreaking and emotionally draining. Perhaps You or a family member, or friend may be facing cancer, a heart attack, stroke, or some ailment that may change the way you, a friend, or aContinue reading “He was Wounded for You!”

Absent from His Presence

Absent from His Presence Have you noticed that people we associate with who could be from work, school, home, friends, a neighbor, or a family member we can take for granted and not realize the influence or blessing they have been until they are absent. All of a sudden your routine goes haywire. How amContinue reading “Absent from His Presence”

It’s OK to Ask for Help!

We can become vulnerable to injuries when it comes to sports, work, construction, play, recreation like riding a bike or even climbing a mountain. I find that in our world of independence and individualism we tend take pride in trying to figure things out ourselves, or we try to get healed on our own.For someContinue reading “It’s OK to Ask for Help!”

Watch your Life and your Doctrine Closely!

I was away for a few days about a week ago down Cape Cod by Nauset Light/Coast Guard Beach. What struck me was the erosion of the beach and sand due to the ocean storms. I thought erosion of beaches only happened in California! This stairwell deck was 65 stairs. I know because I walkedContinue reading “Watch your Life and your Doctrine Closely!”

G.P.S.

GPSThe GPS is one of the best inventions of modern man. Just ask any woman and she will agree with you because most guys “know where they are going” when it comes to directions! I literally got lost last night driving with my wife because I thought I knew the road. We ended up onContinue reading “G.P.S.”

Where is Your Anchor?

Life can get chaotic and stressful even when your on vacation! The thought of just sitting, relaxing, enjoying a week of doing nothing but exploring, adventure, hike, fish, beach, go bike riding, climb a mountain, or read a book you’ve been trying to tackle for months. The inevitable happens the auto gets a flat tire,Continue reading “Where is Your Anchor?”

Be Silent while Waiting

The invention of the drive thru at fast food or Dunkins originally was for convenience. The purpose was to get in and out with a coffee or small order. Now I have to walk in to DD to get my coffee because the drive thru is so long and time consuming. I’m out faster andContinue reading “Be Silent while Waiting”