Wording With Purpose

Churchiness

Churchiness

During a sermon on the presence of God I sensed something was missing. Around me that morning people flitted in an out like butterflies searching for the mother lode of nectar. I feared a shrinking-bladder epidemic had infested the congregation as evidenced by the steady stream of pilgrims searching for the exit. (Note: expectant mothers […]

It’s What Dads Do

It’s What Dads Do

The role of dad changes as children mature into adulthood. Today my bond-strengthening opportunities with my daughters usually begin with a question, “Hey, Dad, can we…?” Oh, the joy of yet another project to plan and implement. Whether it is a shop episode, a home repair challenge, or a garden undertaking, I stand ready to […]

Writer Wanted

Writer Wanted

There are moments in my writing experience when a reader comments, “This is just what I needed!” Or my words trigger a memory, and the reader relates a story to me. A small town newspaper editor read The Giving Grandpa and returned a letter sharing an experience he had with Homer “Grandpa” Miller that I […]

The Influence of a Godly Woman

The Influence of a Godly Woman

On May 16th Shawn and I will celebrate our thirty-sixth anniversary. In that time God has reminded me repeatedly to appreciate her wisdom, talents, strengths and abilities. Her influence is positive and purposeful. My approach to our marriage must reflect a spiritual awareness that I view her presence and the blessings she brings to the […]

Prayer is Not Floobydust

Prayer is Not Floobydust

I was introduced to the term floobydust by Bob, a gray-haired analog engineer, as we prepared to power a circuit board for the first time. I’d followed his scribbled schematics in wiring the sockets and soldering the components. Now we faced the moment of truth to determine if the smoke would remain in the parts. […]

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