This week our daughter Alli leaves for her freshman year of college and while we have been preparing emotionally to moving one step closer to an empty nest, Alli has had quite the summer. Besides the usual having out with friends and going to movies, Alli has taken an interest in all things outdoors. Her older brother took her shooting, she and a group of friends went “enoing” & frog hunting, and recently she and a few friends went to the mecca for outdoor enthusiasts, Bass Pro Shops. While they were there Read the rest of this entry »
Category Archives: Prayer
North Point Community Church is currently in the middle of a great series (Red Letters Prayers) on prayer. In the 1st part Any Stanley provides the best explanation of prayer I have heard – you can listen / watch it here: http://www.northpoint.org/messages/red-letter-prayers. This series really got me thinking about prayer Read the rest of this entry »
I am a huge sports fan – I mainly still follow the teams I have followed since the early 1970’s including the New York Jets. More recently I have become a Tim Tebow fan. As you football fans know, Tebow just “Tebowed” the Jets on Thursday night and I have to admit something: I found myself actually rooting for Tebow as he led his team on an improbable 95 yard drive to win the game. I can’t explain rooting against the team I have been following for 40 years except to say Read the rest of this entry »
During the month of November I am looking at some famous idioms. Last week’s title was “Absence makes the heart grow fonder?” reminding all of us the importance of spending time with God through prayer. This week Read the rest of this entry »
Over the next few weeks I am going to look at some famous idioms and the first, “absence makes the heart grow fonder” is a strange concept to me. I had no idea who came up with this saying or where it came from but I started to wonder if I am the only one who disagrees with it.
So I did a little research and it turns out most psychologists actually do agree with it. But the best item I came across during my research was “absence makes the heart… Read the rest of this entry »