As I've mentioned in previous blogs, we love to watch The Andy Griffith Show. One character that comes to visit Mayberry frequently is Ernest T. Bass. He is a funny, quirky man who tries hard to win a girl, become a soldier just for the uniform, and loves to throw rocks. One episode has … [Read more...] about You’re Not No-Account
There are times in this world when things happen beyond our control and our lights get dim. Bad things...Pandemics...Murders...Injuries...Illnesses... It's in those times I want to hide away at my farm. My light feels dim, and I can't seem to make it shine. But...I know I can't hide. … [Read more...] about Lay ‘Em Down
You've heard, I'm sure, the saying "like a fish out of water," but have you ever felt that way? A time when you knew you were out of your element, you had no idea what was happening, everything was beyond your control. You felt helpless which led to your being or, at the very least, feeling … [Read more...] about Unstable
There are many ways law enforcement control prisoners. The most frequent way we see is handcuffs, but sometimes shackles are used to move prisoners. Shackles were also used on slaves to make sure they didn't escape. There is another way shackles are used, one we all know whether we realize it … [Read more...] about Shackles
The Lord is my light and my salvation— so why should I be afraid?The Lord is my fortress, protecting me from danger, so why should I tremble? When evil people come to devour me, when my enemies and foes attack me, they will stumble and fall. Though a mighty army surrounds me, my heart … [Read more...] about Preach It, David!
Sometimes I think we forget Jesus was a human who felt deep emotions and pain... just like us. In Matthew 14, one of Jesus' disciples, John, is beheaded. When Jesus learns of the news, He goes away to be alone. I can't help but wonder what He was feeling and doing. Most certainly He was … [Read more...] about Just Like Us