Empty cup…empty tomb

I live for Easter…and because of it. Every year this season becomes more and more precious to me for what it represents. If you’ve visited here before you know that we’re big Ray Vanderlaan fans (RVL). We were blessed by an incredible message he delivered on the 5th cup (God’s wrath) as we prepare to …

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Still the heart

Okay, so I suffer from two prominent writing maladies – 1) I am not a writer; and, 2) if I was or had a scintilla of writing ability it has completely shut down at the moment…to which I must conclude I have the non-writer’s version of “writers-block”.  The following is a reprint…still applicable best I …

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Me, me, me, me, me

A running joke in my social circle is that I’m going to write a book titled, “People suck”…the reality is that it’s not funny. It’s true. Before I go further let me say that I include myself in this indictment and the subtitle would be “AND…we’re all people”. I have to admit that I’ve struggled …

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The Last Christmas?

This year, our Christmas tree barely made it through Christmas day. So, it quickly landed in the tree graveyard in the vacant lot next door. But, most of the other Christmas decorations remain scattered throughout our rooms. So, I thought I’d take one last opportunity to reflect on Christmas. I really enjoyed Christmas this year, …

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Alice in bloom

Anyone who has been in a military family, or moved around a bunch, has probably seen or heard the expression, “Bloom where you’re planted”. It’s a nice sentiment – a slightly nicer version of “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade”. Those close to our family know that we recently said ‘see you later’ to …

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