If you’ve read my earlier post, Grandma’s House – Gone But Not Forgotten, you may recall that I was reminiscing about my grandparents’ houses and all the rich memorie… Read More
There’s nothing particularly unique about it. It’s a fairly standard navy blue blazer. It hangs in my closet with a clear plastic protector over the shoulders and a disc of cedar… Read More
I’ll never forget that day I walked into the music store at Friendly Shopping Center, in Greensboro, NC to buy my first banjo. I had been playing guitar for several years and was writi… Read More
I’ve always been fascinated with the skilled eye of a good photographer and their ability to pick up the subtle nuances that transform a simple photo into a “masterpiece”… Read More
Every morning I see him, alone in the mist and standing apart from the rest in the pasture at the end of our road. Watchful; almost aloof; like a sentry in his place when all is well. Always… Read More
Every year it’s the same. We make promises to ourselves about how we are going to change things for the better this year. This year is going to be different. This year we will finally… Read More
As she blew the dust off the small chest the memories flooded in once again. It was the last of the three, handcrafted and finely made from an exotic wood not found in their region of the wo… Read More
This month most of us will gather with family and friends to celebrate the national holiday we call Thanksgiving. We’ll circle up around a table full of food, family and friends; eat t… Read More
“Dad, I know we can hike out of here”, said my youngest son, Graham, as I looked up at the grey sky, flecks of rain touching my face. He was 15, at the time, and there was real f… Read More
Dealing with anger can be quite revealing in the life of a Christian. It is perfectly normal to get angry. There are many opportunities every day for anger, like that lady in the red Nissan… Read More
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