Category Archives: Life Lessons

Feeling Helpless

I’ve seen a lot of suffering in my life. Quite often I’ve had a front row helplessly watching as people have struggled with illness (usually cancer) till there was nothing left of them to struggle with. Currently, my wife’s mother … Continue reading

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The Call

Martin Luther King came to Montgomery, Alabama in September 1954 to become pastor of Dexter Avenue Baptist Church. He had accepted his first pulpit while completing his doctorate in philosophical theology at Boston University, a decision that marked a fork … Continue reading

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2017: It Began in the Woods

I’m not sure what it is that draws me to nature, but that is where I like to be. For Christmas my wife bought be a t-shirt with the quote: “I’d rather be lost in the woods than found in … Continue reading

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Insomnia

Today is my day off. It early in the morning and I’m so tired I barely have the ability to get my eyes to focus on what I’m writing. Yet, I’m awake. I’ve been awake now for quite a while, … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

Today is Thanksgiving and of all the holidays, I think this is the most worthwhile. It’s changed a lot since my early childhood memories. Thanksgiving was very important to my mother’s side of the family. Going to my grandparents house … Continue reading

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Running life’s race

I’m a runner. I may be slower than a turtle swimming in molasses during the winter, but I still fit the description. I’m not always sure why I’m a runner. I’m not any good at it, and I certainly don’t … Continue reading

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When Things Go Right

It’s been over twenty years since we discovered Peti Jean State Park. We were living in Wynne, AR at the time. It wasn’t long after Caleb was born, and over the years this park has become a very special place … Continue reading

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