Father Knows Best

I do wish that I could write about my father in a way that praises him for being a more loving one. My dad was a very private man as I was growing up. He never wanted to spend his time with me. He would get me set up with a project, only after my mother had suggested it, and then go about his business. … Continue reading Father Knows Best

His Relentless Attack

Yesterday was a true blessing. A loved one and I have been in the process of rekindling our relationship. It has been a lengthy process that started in a little office on the eastside of our city with a certified mediator. Linda has been a licensed therapist for nearly forty years, and she has been a huge player in the progress my loved one and … Continue reading His Relentless Attack

“Did I Receive The Correct Change?”

The rain is sweeping over our area this morning. We have been blessed with unusually warm weather, even though it is the first day of November. There has been a significant drop in temperature accompanying the heavy downpour, and it is likely to bring the cooler temperatures we should be having. “We should be having.” I observe the unusual temperatures and expect the change of … Continue reading “Did I Receive The Correct Change?”

Jesus Chooses And Uses Failures

Do you ever feel you have failed the Lord so much, that nothing could possibly gain His forgiveness? Do you feel as if those sins of the past have ruined your chances of being reunited with our Lord? The following is a writing by Jon Bloom. “Simon, son of John, do you love me?” Peter was grieved. Sitting on the beach after breakfast, Jesus had … Continue reading Jesus Chooses And Uses Failures

My Resonating Resistance

I vividly remember when my mother would comfort me as a kid when I would see people in wheelchairs. To see someone being wheeled around while everyone else was walking definitely pulled at my young heartstrings. It is a reminder of my early compassion for people. I sit this morning and think about just how that compassion for others has gone through its many transformations … Continue reading My Resonating Resistance