If I didn’t call my future father-in-law a redneck the first time I met him, I know I thought it. It was over 30 years ago and I had flown to Alabama to meet Terri’s dad and that side of the family. Almost from the start of our time that week Gerrard would find thingsContinue reading “The Passing”
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The Passing of Two Giants
On the same day, July 17, 2020, two giants passed from the bonds of this earth.
Happy Birthday Will Rogers
Some of his sayings: Never let yesterday use up too much of today. The only difference between death and taxes is that death doesn’t get worse every time Congress meets. Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there. Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot ofContinue reading “Happy Birthday Will Rogers”
The question of “what next”
We are less than three weeks from a huge change in our lives. Our house is sold, the movers are scheduled, and we are wrapping up our time in Minneapolis. I am walking through my “lasts” in these final weeks.
The refreshing conversations in our lives
There are those moments in time where we may wonder, “Does God see us? Is he paying attention?” Maybe it’s more like, “What in the world is he doing?”
It might be spring!
The weather is amazing… finally. It means a couple of things. 1. People are really in a good mood today! 2. It also means the end of the semester for me as adjunct faculty. This year I am finding is a bit tougher. I know quite a few students who are graduating. It is rewardingContinue reading “It might be spring!”
A great pastor in our fellowship went home to be with the Lord last night. Mark Denyes was founding pastor of Emmanuel Christian Center in the Twin Cities and a great man of prayer. He lived as a great example of a pastor for thousands. For me, he was an example of a man ofContinue reading “Finishing Well”
Watch for the Blessings Throughout the Day
Today is Tuesday, but it’s acting very “Monday,” in that way we don’t like Monday. But it is no matter, because it is always incredible to catch the small blessings along the way. My new old beater car didn’t start this morning and I was running late. I ran to catch the bus up toContinue reading “Watch for the Blessings Throughout the Day”