Today is my Mom’s birthday. She’s celebrating in heaven. Losing a love one is never easy, but saying goodbye to a parent hits the core of your existence. It doesn’t matter what type of parent they were or were not it still hurts. I’ve had a very interesting 9 weeks since we said goodbye. Mostly … More My Mom is Celebrating In Heaven
Just got word one of the members in my old church went on to his eternal home. He was a very good guy. A highly intelligent man, retired professor and oratorical specialist of some sort. After one of my sermons, one Sunday he pulled me to the side and said, “I’m going to give you … More Another One? Okay, Yes Sir.
Arizona Tea and Skittles…… When I put these two together I only think of a normal teenage diet of extra added SUGAR with no fruits and veggies. Unfortunately these two items will be forever etched in my mind since the fatal shooting of an unarmed teenage boy. Through Gewanda’s eyes I see a life forever … More Arizona Tea and Skittles
In self reflection I’m finding myself at times pleading to God to help me die. Living for God REQUIRES dying to self. I cannot have it MY way and live God’s way. My human passions, desires and unforged habits gravitate to pleasures of the natural sinful appetites. My sermon title this morning is God’s Way … More Lord PLEASE help me die….
November made 5 years Granny left and went to her eternal home. It’s true with time it’s gets easier but the sense of loss is evident in daily living. No stream of tears right now as I recollect on her life. That’s a good thing. Yesterday I cooked breakfast in a timely manner and said… … More Missing My Granny
Rather Simple: Why do you do ANYTHING you do? Unravel it a bit and you’ll see the hidden coals that fuel the flame of your doing, good or bad! It’s a Good Friday for a reason, although death, pain and torture seemingly is at the forefront of all the activities of the day; unravel this … More The Why Behind the What
Today I learned a hard lesson I will remember for the rest of my life. Last evening I changed my mind 3 times about going to see my dear friend who was terminal from a one month shy of a 4-year cancer battle. My plans were to wait and go today at 4: OO. But … More TOMORROW (today) WAS TOO LATE: I’M TOTALLY DEVASTATED
The diagnosis is back; advanced liver cancer not much they can do but try a new drug. Until then we wait. They gave a prognosis timeline; but in one week it’s escalated. This morning as they transported her to ER I had no strength to give updates to the prayer warriors who are standing with me. … More My Mom Is Dying
Once it’s expended then we can never recover it… … More TIME is a TREASURE, Value it…
God can restore joy. Isaiah 51:11…. Gladness and joy will overtake them, and sorrow and sighing will flee. … More Death(s)