January 31, 2020

Rerun from Daily Devotional January 31, 2018 My grandson’s birthday is coming up, so Mark and Caitlyn Su bought Bruce a swing set unlike anything I’ve ever seen. It was delivered in fourteen boxes on a flatbed truck. This swing set has two forts, three swings, one slide, one bridge, a ladder, a ramp, a … Continue reading January 31, 2020

January 30, 2020

Dr. Carl Bradley is one of the most intelligent people I have ever met. That doesn’t mean he always gets it right. Below is the text message conversation he had with Becky. I’m pretty sure I’m about to do couple’s counseling. “My wife texted me a selfie in a new dress and asked: “Does this … Continue reading January 30, 2020

January 29, 2020

One of the most tedious, but necessary tasks that happens on Monday mornings, is the recounting of the offering. For accountability purposes, everything always has to be exact. And inevitably the offering has to be counted more than once. Last Monday, as Pete and Melissa recounted the offering in Pete’s office, I decided to help. … Continue reading January 29, 2020

January 27, 2020

Yesterday afternoon, our dogs went nuts, barking at something they saw through the back windows. When Shannon stepped outside to see what the problem was, she saw a large dog running across our pasture. It had a collar with a long rope trailing behind. Shannon, being Shannon, immediately felt sorry for the dog and called … Continue reading January 27, 2020

January 24, 2020

Yesterday, Cherri tagged my Facebook page and said, “This would never happen in our church.” Curious as to what she was talking about, I read the article and watched the attached video. My heart broke. The video showed a pastor, who in the middle of his sermon, asked the ushers to escort a young mother … Continue reading January 24, 2020

January 21, 2020

Saturday, our newest grandchild, Will, came into the world earlier than expected. Yesterday, Shannon and I made the trek to McKinney to see him for the first time. As I sat there in the hospital rocking chair, holding this little miracle, it was obvious to everyone who walked into the room that Will was devastatingly … Continue reading January 21, 2020

January 20, 2020

Way back at the beginning of time, when I completed the Armor Officer Basic Course at Fort Knox, Kentucky, I received orders for the United States Army Airborne School, also known as Jump School, at Fort Benning, Georgia. Derrick received the same orders. We decided to drive from Kentucky to Georgia in Derrick's beautiful Corvette. … Continue reading January 20, 2020