Monthly Archives: December 2013

Mistakes: Haunt and Indict…or Clap and Cheer?

Mistakes can haunt and indict. Or, they can clap and cheer. For the most part—maybe even for the “all part” it’s a choice…how to deal with the mistakes. Today is the day of wrap for 2013. Sitting at my desk … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve, 2013: Drowning Out The Murmurs

Diane shared the video linked below. In it there are murmurs. It’s more than the murmurs in a shopping mall. It’s in its own way the murmurs always around us….the murmurs of life itself, the joys and the forlorning moments. … Continue reading

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Called To A New Ministry

I remembered the moment…even remember it was a Sunday afternoon, November of 1979. We were driving from Colorado Springs back to our Lakewood home. I had just been elected by the congregation of Broadmoor Church to be their new Senior … Continue reading

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Ever Had A Burned Biscuit?

There is no relationship, especially the covenanted ones [a covenant is an agreement between at least two people that they will give their fullest for the nurture and growth and goodness of the relationship], that doesn’t have bumps on the … Continue reading

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More Than Cracking Forty-One Dozen Eggs–Much More

Forks, Washington. Olympic Peninsula. Five rivers within a cast [Well, within 20 miles, which metaphorically is a cast!]. Rivers teeming with salmon and steelhead. Sure, it rains annually more than 120 inches. But I would wager the people know what … Continue reading

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Keys To Good Relationships–Put The “EXTRA” Into Ordinary

My 8th grade teacher, Miss Agnes Carter, had a mantra.  She didn’t pound it into us, rather she simply stated it.  But.  She did raise a finger for emphasis.  And each day when she finished, she would look at someone … Continue reading

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Don’t Be A Dolphin

My mind…and hopefully linked irretrievably with my heart and soul…has focused upon preaching these days.  Yes, time was taken to put up Christmas lights and our wonderful Creche with the sign, “Silent Night” gracing it.  What I love the most … Continue reading

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