Impossible! It Can’t Be Done

Impossible! It Can’t Be Done

“Impossible! It can’t be done!” Those words draw more than a line in the sand. To some, “impossible” and “can’t be done” are fighting words. Words to say, “Oh, yeah? Dare me!” Or, as some boldly declare these days, “Here, hold my beer.” No Human Being Could Have As...
Simple Patience

Simple Patience

Every day is an invitation for us to practice simple patience. But is patience ever simple? In the summer of 1983, my impatience took an ugly turn in the middle of the Congo. In the middle of a missions trip showing the JESUS film in remote villages. (I know you’re...
Unexpected Kudos for Us All

Unexpected Kudos for Us All

Kudos are the praises, applause and compliments we receive for a job well done, a successful accomplishment or a thank you for serving others. Have you received any kudos lately? Well, I am sending you one right. Kudos for being a part of my blog family and for...
Inspiring Words from 9/11 Family Members

Inspiring Words from 9/11 Family Members

For many of us, the date 9/11 is seared deep upon our hearts and minds. I’ll never forget that unbelievable morning. I was working from home and in my front yard about 7:45 when my neighbor yelled to me that something terrible had happened in New York City. I rushed...
Hold On a Bit Longer

Hold On a Bit Longer

My words to you today: hold on a bit longer. Keep digging deep. Keep bending. Life will turn around . . . eventually. Lest this sound like a rah-rah pep talk while you’re wading in thick muck in the trenches, keep on reading. I would like to introduce you to a woman...
The Gone Generation

The Gone Generation

The Gone Generation. It’s what I’m calling the end of my parents and their siblings living among us. Uncle Herb who reached 99 ½ years just died less than two weeks ago. Herb was the last of my dad’s five siblings to pass. My mom and her four sisters have passed too....