BAA BAA! When my children were little there was a cute little ditty that we would sing that included this line. Here is the whole thing for your edification and enjoyment: I just want to be a sheep, baa baaI just want to be a sheep, baa baaI just want to be a sheep, baa… Read More I JUST WANT TO BE A SHEEP,
Many, Many Years Ago … On a Christian School Campus Far, Far Way … a young man came to continue his education. His face was somewhat deformed, due to a Cleft Pallet. His grades were “in the tank,” making it obvious that the only thing he was passing was his locker! He came as a… Read More WHAT DOES YOUR ANGER COVER UP?
When I was in high school I did prettyyyy good in Biology (As I recall, I received a C-)! And, one of the things that I learned was that we have five Senses: Sight, Touch, Taste, Smell, and Hearing. So, for fiffftyyy five years if you would have asked me, “How many senses do you… Read More HOW MANY SENSES DO YOU HAVE?
There are a number of axioms and adages around that we either live by and/or refer to on a regular basis. Some of my favorite ones include K.I.S.S. – Keep it Simple, Senor; A Stitch in Time Saves Nine; and The Best way to Resolve a Problem is to Avoid it! There is one, however,… Read More …THAT DESCRIBES ME!
THAN THEY ARE! I have, in the past few years, come across some great things from my youth. For example, BLACK JACK chewing gum and Raspberry filled hard candies. I mean, these are treats that I mooned over in my brain until, one day, I got a catalog called THE VERMONT COUNTRY STORE, and, lo… Read More …ONLY – I’M MORE EXCITED
… BUT THE CASINOS DIDN’T! Part of my family just returned from New York City. You may recall that their Quarantine was invoked prior to the one here in Arizona. As a result, on Father’s Day they celebrated their “100th Day of Quarantine.” That got me to thinking about the early days of Quarantine here,… Read More THE CHURCHES CLOSED …
I was visiting with a friend the other day and asked them if they had added anything to their Happy File recently. Instead of giving me an answer, they gave me a look as though as I had two or three heads. Now, if you know me at all, you know that I get that… Read More What a Great Time for Happy Files
… “THE PASSING” OF THE OLD TIME HYMNS There are few things that can cause more dissension in a church than the decision of what kind of music they are going to offer on a Sunday morning. It is the current trend to “desert” the works of such notables as Fanny Crosby and go for… Read More WHY I LAMENT …
As you may know, I have been pursuing my Writing Career, in one manner or another, for some 58 years! There have been a number of “ups and downs,” as you can well imagine. In the beginning is when I experienced the “downs,” and for the last 35 years I have been Blessed with a… Read More NOW I’m a Christian Writer!
Do You? Have you ever had anyone say to you, “Boy, you’re lucky!” I’m sure you have, and, I’m also sure that, like us, you have said, “Christians aren’t lucky, we’re Blessed.” Recently, however, I have discovered that there is more to it than just a random Blessing here and there. You see, these Blessings… Read More We Claim God’s Favor …