A Birthday Manifesto: Learning just to be…

(Not) on the shelf Written on the occasion of my 57th birthday, september 28, 2018 My Manifesto in Brief I turned 57 today, which seems apropos when I look back on my journey. I’m like Heinz 57 – a mixture made from a multitude of experiences. I have been preacher, teacher, author, taxi driver, assembly worker, […]

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Let me tell you a Bible story from a far-away place a long time ago

I am glad you dropped in. Got a minute? Have a seat. I want to tell you a bible story… The rain and snow come down from the heavens and stay on the ground to water the earth. They cause the grain to grow, producing seed for the farmer and bread for the hungry. It […]

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A word of encouragement…

Please, as you seek to make your mark on the world, as you decide what sort of influence you will be on those whose lives you touch, do not overlook the role of Encourager. Encouragement empowers those who feel powerless. Encouragement improves the outlook of those in distress. Encouragement leaves an indelible impression on the […]

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PONDERING WHILE WANDERING – SUMMER VACATION 2018 | PART FIVE: THE MAINE THING IS LOBSTER AND LIGHTHOUSES

After a fantastic day in the Franconia Notch State Park in New Hampshire, we headed for Bangor, Maine. We did not know we would be escorted by the participants in The Great Race, an annual event involving street legal vintage automobiles. At first, I was like, “Man! Look at that Model T.” Then, it was, […]

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