Monthly Archives: February 2012

Just because it’s free doesn’t mean it’s free

Whenever somebody mentions the word “free” in my presence my right eye turns a vivid jaundice. It is not that I have anything against the word free; just the person who is trying to use it to gain some kind … Continue reading

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When God Calls A King

(1 Samuel 16:6-7 NIV)  When they arrived, Samuel saw Eliab and thought, “Surely the Lord’s anointed stands here before the LORD.” {7} But the LORD said to Samuel, “Do not consider his appearance or his height, for I have rejected … Continue reading

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My Leap Year Quandary: Anybody Have a Day to Spare?

During the last political election cycle, we were promised change but I have not seen any of it, especially in my pants pocket. Then something wonderful happened. I was taking some mail to the post office and as I got … Continue reading

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No Other Name

(Acts 4:12 NIV)  Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to men by which we must be saved.” The bible is very clear that there is only one name that will … Continue reading

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An Ugly Valentine

My place of devotion is in the swivel chair in the den.  As I swivel it around to the back yard, I can see through our glass door. Beyond our pool and the fence surrounding it is a cluster of … Continue reading

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A simple tale of (bottle and can) Redemption-

Its funny and ironic how a seemingly “small” and rather insignificant action or gesture can leave an indelible mark on numerous people.  The following is a true story about my Grandmother, who unfortunately is no longer with us.  May she … Continue reading

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It all began with a love note

Forty-one years ago, I was a naïve 19-year-old just beginning life’s journey. I do not like to brag but I was the poster child for naïveté. I had a few ideas about life but too few to make me a … Continue reading

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Artificial God

(Proverbs 6:6 NIV)  Go to the ant, you sluggard; consider its ways and be wise! Ants are amazing creatures.  They can lift much more than their body weight.  They have a structured society.  They work together to achieve a common … Continue reading

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Where in my schedule did January go?

I take a certain amount of well deserved, if I say so myself, pride in keeping to a well organized schedule; my to-do-list. If it is on that list, I am going to do it, regardless of the difficulty attached. … Continue reading

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Historical Christians to learn from- Part 1

As I get closer to a book launch in early March, myself and my co-author are learning a lot about what people are telling us are the most influential Christians of all time (since the Apostles).  Its been a great … Continue reading

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The Seduction of Sin

(James 1:13-15 NIV)  When tempted, no one should say, “God is tempting me.” For God cannot be tempted by evil, nor does he tempt anyone; {14} but each one is tempted when, by his own evil desire, he is dragged … Continue reading

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