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....
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...
The Absurdity of Christmas

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...
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...