Daddy

I haven’t been here in ages. A friend’s family member passed. The viewing was this weekend.  This cemetery in Nectar, AL was just down the road from the funeral home as the proverbial crow flies.  My daddy is buried there. I was 12 when he passed. Daddy worked two jobs, ran for elected office on […]

TWO SIDES OF THE SAME COIN

The genesis for this blog is birthed from a recent conversation with a friend whom I love, admire and respect. Aspects of our conversation centered around Matthew 6:5 and Matthew 18:20. Our conversations tend to get me thinking…     Prayer is life’s breath to the Christian. It connects us to Father God in the […]

THE LAWNMOWER

THE LAWNMOWER   The meandering water cooler conversation took an interesting turn Monday. The typical discussion centers around weekend activities like sporting events, seeing family, resting, hobbies, on-going projects around the house, travel and so forth. The weekend of one compadre` captured my attention. Her husband had gotten a hit on his ad offering a […]

THE WEAKEST LINK

  A chain is only as strong as it’s weakest link, is an often quoted phrase which originated back in the 1700’s.  It is a truism which has stood the test of time. It is one that has been marinating in my head for a while. So, of course, I had to write about it. […]

Two Dogs, a Stick and a Fish

It was the perfect day. I went fishing a few weeks ago. I haven’t fished in years. I was pleasantly surprised to discover I can still cast a decent line. As I mentioned, it was the perfect day. Cool spring-time 70 degrees in Alabama under a crystal blue sky. A gentle breeze was blowing which […]