My Dad

The following are the words I spoke at my Dad’s funeral last Saturday.  I struggled whether or not to post…

iPhone Baptism

I dropped my iPhone in a body of water yesterday. And it wasn’t the Atlantic. Impulsively, I reached down and…

Broken, But Valuable 

I had one of those proud moments yesterday that fathers often enjoy. Will and I were repairing a couple of…

God’s Welfare Plan

God’s ways are always the best ways. Leviticus 19:9-10 says, 9 “When you harvest the crops of your land, do…

Intangibles 

There are life tangibles. Set in stone. Your height, your intelligence, your mama and dad, these are things you can’t…

Not Off the Hook

As I read through the Old Testament I become grateful that Jesus came so that we live by grace now…

Slaying Thoughts

I have a tendency to slay thoughts instead of holding every thought obedient to Jesus Christ (2 Corinthians 10:5). Someone…

I Lost 30lbs…TODAY

No kidding. Go ahead and make your New Year’s resolutions. I made mine early. I started today and I lost 30…

What Made You Smile?

There are some days that you just get through. And you go to bed as soon and as early as…

Two Kinds of People

We’ve all heard that there are 2 kinds of people. There’s lots of different types of 2 kinds and I…

The Blind Squirrels 

We lost the first game in our end of the season little league double header and really, we weren’t surprised.…

Perspective 

I can walk out of my house on a Fall Saturday morning and see a yard full of fallen leaves…

Marathons 

Nothing I’m about to say has been fact-checked and verified. But I think I’m right. For some reason today I…

27 Minutes 

So, counting the ways I’ve tried to control my weight over the past 10 years: Adkins diet Myfitnesspal app P90X…

Ignore Meet Consequence 

I knew the power steering had a leak. A couple of times over the last year the steering was tight…

Good Deeds

Someone said that a good deed never goes unpunished. An exclusive term like “never” may be too strong, but it’s…

Less Horrible

Will and I were playing bocci ball. We don’t know the real rules so we say that if my closest…

49

So as the day dawns on the 9th anniversary of my 40th birthday, I reflect on how God has blessed…

Turn It Off

It was epic. I did an amazing thing today. Something that I bet many people don’t do anymore. I wanted…