Monthly Archives: November 2016

The Only Contest I Really Win Each Year

Between now and the end of the year our house is going to be a mad dash for the stores in preparation for Christmas. This time of the year, I lay low and try to be as invisible as possible. … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving quandary: roast turkey or lame duck

My father used to tell me anything worth doing was worth doing right the first time. If you have time to do it the second time, you have time to do it right the first time. As fathers go, he … Continue reading

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The Sound of Crickets Chirping in the Backyard

Noise has become a daily experience for many people today. From morning until night, we are surrounded by noise of all kinds. People have gotten accustomed to an atmosphere of noise. For my part, I am just a little bit … Continue reading

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Bang, Bang. You’re Dead.

Choose for yourselves today whom you will serve. (Joshua 24:15) Exhaustion swept over me. It had been a long day at Disneyland with my young children, and I looked forward to plopping into bed at our motel room. As we … Continue reading

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Apart from That, I’m Doing Fine!

I know I am not correct on many things, just ask the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage. If I could be right as many times as I am wrong, I would be a genius. The problem is, I am more … Continue reading

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