Reminders

Reminders

Over the summer months, there is a chore that continually falls onto my shoulders. It’s one that I don’t usually look forward to, so I don’t often think about it… Unless I’m reminded of it. You know that whole idea of out of sight, out of mind? Yeah, that...
Simple

Simple

Writing is something that I simply enjoy doing. Because I like writing, I like reading and discovering new ideas (at least for me) to write about. Maybe a new concept or insight that’s fresh, and I want to share that with everyone else. Nothing wrong here. But...
Which flame will you fan

Which flame will you fan

I took my daughter Madylynn on a horseback riding and camping trip a few years ago. I got some firewood from a buddy knowing we’d need a campfire for food in the evening (aka S’mores). I thought I had grabbed enough, but that evening, I quickly discovered I had...
Lesser Things

Lesser Things

After World War II, Allied soldiers gathered the homeless children inside camps to care for them. The kids in the camps were well cared for and fed abundantly. But there was a problem once bedtime came around. Fear seemed to grip them. They were restless and struggled...
Doubts and Bubbles

Doubts and Bubbles

Not too long ago, I struggled with a Monday morning doubt session. Are you familiar with those at all? I don’t have them often, and I don’t consider myself a doubting kinda guy. There are just times throughout the rhythm of life when doubts mount a full-on advance...
When God Asks…

When God Asks…

The charging rhino There’s an old insurance commercial of a little serene girl and a raging rhinoceros in an African plain. The rhino is in a full head-on-charge collision with the girl. Yet the look on the girl’s face is clear. She has this glint in her eye and a...