The Promise

The Promise

What is this daffodil thinking? It's February! Tennessee's weather is predictably unpredictable--even in winter. It's not unusual for a warm spell to take a peek from behind the curtain for a few days. The warmth is both a tease and a promise. The tease is we want to...

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Seize This Day!

Seize This Day!

Carpe Diem--Seize the Day! 2018 is past. We can't change it. There's no sense in dwelling on it, blaming it, or smugly sitting on last year's victories. Another year has begun. The starter pistol had sounded and we're advancing around the track once again. As we...

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Mark Your Calendars

Mark Your Calendars

Some Upcoming Events this Spring: If you're in the area, please stop by and say "Hello." Saturday, January 19 -- I'll be signing copies of Life Lessons from the Hive at the Coffee County Library in Manchester, TN from 10:00 - 1:00. Hope you can come for a visit!...

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The Absurdity of Christmas, part 3

The Absurdity of Christmas, part 3

  Let's not miss the point of the manger. Jesus' first coming was mankind's only chance for reconciliation with God. Coming as a man with a demonstration of the Kingdom, Jesus brought an absurd solution to eternal separation from God:  Himself. Jesus offered...

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The Absurdity of Christmas, part 2

The Absurdity of Christmas, part 2

As smart as we think we are, we really don't understand God. His purposeful plan wasn't simply a stroke of genius, it was a calculated objective set in motion from the foundations of the earth. After all, God doesn't have moments of brilliance. He's brilliant all the...

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The Absurdity of Christmas, part 2

The Absurdity of Christmas

Have you ever thought about how "wrong" Christmas is? Many of us have read the story of Jesus' birth in Matthew or Luke. And most of us have seen nativity sets in homes, on lawns or in stores--a statuesque display of wise men and shepherds gathered in a stable around...

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What Are You Thankful For?

What Are You Thankful For?

It seems now-a-days we move from Halloween straight to Christmas. In one way I get it. Other than grocery stores, no one makes any money on Thanksgiving. With Halloween there are decorations, costumes and candy -- lots of candy. And, of course, Christmas is a...

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Happy Birthday!

Happy Birthday!

Happy Birthday to me! It's time to make a wish and blow out the candles. Well, not exactly. It's not really my birthday. It's the birthday of my first book, Life Lessons from the Hive. One year ago today I became a published author as Life Lessons from the Hive hit...

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It’s Not Too Late

It’s Not Too Late

Our days are numbered! That’s what God says. (Job 14:5) So, do we treat each day like it's a gift or do we stumble through each season as if we have an unlimited supply of time? This year is coming to an end and the holiday season is almost upon us. As stores prepare...

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