What a wonderful gift we have in our bibles! Our home church bible reading today includes Psalm 143. What timely scripture this is for us. Written 3,000 years ago, it nonetheless is relevant to us in these times. Hear my prayer, O Lord; give ear to my pleas for mercy! In your faithfulness answer me, in your righteousness!2 Enter not into … Continue reading Timely Scripture
I live on the farm my grandparents owned. They sold it to my bachelor uncle who left it to me when he died over twenty years ago. In many ways, he was the primary male figure in my life. This land is special to me. I feel connected. Lately, I have been intrigued with the … Continue reading We Are Soon Forgotten.
It finally happened, and I hope it's enough. When I was a small boy, my grandfather told me something that I never forgot. You see, he was a farmer and a student of the weather. He said to pay attention to the first sign of robins because we will then have one more snow. This … Continue reading Knowing The Seasons
Last night, I had a long conversation about life with someone I care a great deal about. We covered difficult topics and hopefully I made a lasting impression that people who disagree do not have to sacrifice their love for each other. In fact, their love actually can increase while they engage in conversation on … Continue reading Let Your Reasonableness Be Known
Today is Friday and the beginning of what promises to be a beautiful, spring-like weekend! I can't wait! What does the Lord have in store for me? I wonder if he's coming? Wouldn't that be wonderful! Certainly, one day he will. He said so. We have every reason to believe him. In fact, he told … Continue reading He’s Coming!
It happened again! I had another post yanked of a certain social media platform. It originally was approved, but somebody changed his/her/them/their/it's mind. Judge for yourself here. Feel free to comment. Let me tell you how it works. I have a small following, about 1,400 subscribers, the majority of which are through social media. Like … Continue reading It Happened Again!
We see it happening right before our eyes. Free speech used to be a foundational stone of our country. While we certainly didn't like what many said, we supported their right to say it. Times have changed. We are now seeing social media blocking posts. Some sites have been completely banned because they somehow violated … Continue reading Preparing for Censorship
Good Morning! We may get some snow! Actually, the odds are very good. My grandfather was a student of the weather. He told me that robins always get snowed on. He said that when you see the first robin of the year, you can expect at least one more snow. Believe it or not, that … Continue reading 2018-03-19 You Know The Time Is Near!