A mentor shared this gem, “We can’t solve the problem until we can identify it.” The context was our debugging of a newly designed and vastly complex circuit board, but his words apply in the broader scope of life. I’ll never recognize the need for a solution until the problem comes into focus. At the […]
Posts in category Spiritual Insights
What I see, think, and feel when I study God’s Word.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]