Me Putting Up With Me

“ He received honor and glory from God the Father when the voice came to him from the Majestic Glory, saying, “This is my Son, whom I love; with him I am well pleased” (2 Peter 1:17). Have you ever wanted to crawl into a hole and hide after you've done something SOOO STUPID you don't think you EVER want to be seen again? I've probably said this one million nine hundred 42 times, give or...

A.W.A.R.E. In Tennessee

“With your help I can advance against a troop; with my God I can scale a wall.” 2 Samuel 22:30 “Happy Sunday!” That’s what I say to people as I greet them today, the last day of conventions for the year. We are wrapping up our travels in Sevierville, Tennessee. This is a very special location as a large portion of Archie and my 25th anniversary trip took place in the neighboring Fort...

Opinion One or Two?

How long will you waver between two opinions? If the LORD is God, follow him; but if Baal is God, follow him. 1 Kings 18:21 (NIV) Do you ever feel torn within yourself: who am I REALLY following? My traveling for the year is wrapping up, I think 19 or 20 weeks from January through the beginning of November. I'm tired. It's been good, as we are at 20 months since Archie went home, but I am ready...

Waving at Sweet Caroline

Aware of this, Jesus said to them, “Why are you bothering this woman? She has done a beautiful thing to me.”   “I tell you the truth, wherever this gospel is preached throughout the world, what she has done will also be told, in memory of her.”    Matthew 26:10, 13 "What she has done will also be told, in memory of her," and now when I think of the gospel, the meaning along with...

Hills and Valleys

Last week I said I was going to talk about the amazing Boston Red Sox game, a team of whom I am now a fan, but then came Monday. This was more than just your average,"Oh, pooh...it's Monday," this was a "My mother-in-law had gone into the hospital last week and they called in hospice today," Monday. I'd never had one of those before. Honestly, few people do. Two days later she went home. Two...