Category: church

Meet George, Part Two

As we drove along, George spoke occasionally, wondering out loud about his situation….his life…his future…his circumstances… It was awkward for me…as most of us sat there and did not respond…it bothered me so much...

First week summer-ization

First week summer-ization

Ok, here we are, Friday…end of the first week of summer.  Here is what I have accomplished: Joined the Rec Center and started working out again (Yay me!) Accomplished some tricky DB work for...

All Mine to Give

All Mine to Give

I am sitting here on this snowy Christmas Eve day, watching an old movie (imagine that!) called “All Mine to Give”.  A Scottish couple emigrate to Eureka, Wisconsin in 1850 and have 6 kids and then...

How to Help Folks Have Fun

How to Help Folks Have Fun

I found this book at the resale shop.  It was published in 1954, by the National Board of Young Men’s Christian Association…the YMCA for those of you     who are to young to...

Tinsel and F-town

Tinsel and F-town

My mom told me about an article she read in last Sunday’s Dallas Morning News about a man named Hank Stuever who had written a book about Christmas, commercialism and that it was based...

Beatitudes

Beatitudes

Matthew 5:3-10. I was thinking of the word “beatitudes” and wondered what it was derived from, how may times I have heard it in my life and just though “Oh, it’s that list with...