reflection

Sorting Life

Aug 3, 2008 | | 4 comments

On Peace The men’s group where I am a member was discussing Romans chapter 8 this morning.  We were talking about what it means to have God’s peace.  Several in our group are going through tough times; some family issues and others business problems.  They were asking why they aren’t experiencing God’s peace.  It is […more]

My Spiritual Journey – Part 3

Feb 14, 2008 | | 2 comments

This is literally the first day I have felt good in February. Thanks to those who prayed for me. It feels kinda selfish to ask for prayer from God for a cold when there are so many big problems out there; war, famine, big ugly dreadful diseases, broken relationships… In any case, I’m grateful to […more]

My Spiritual Journey – Part 2

Feb 10, 2008 | | Say something

Gran-Great The next logical part of my journey is my relationship to those who came before me. I was blessed to know all of my grandparents and three of my great granparents. I was pretty young when my great-grandparents died. My dad’s mother’s father (M. C. Lewis) died before I was born. I barely remember […more]

My Spiritual Journey – Part 1

Feb 4, 2008 | | 4 comments

Beginning Everything is spiritual… so how can one write about their spiritual journey without writing about everything? My purpose in this series is to explore what I believe about God and why I believe it to be true. It will be a very personal journey. My purpose is not to say that I am right […more]

MLK

Jan 21, 2008 | | 2 comments

Thoughts on Martin Luther King Jr. Day… I was ten years old when Martin was assasinated. I do not remember ever having heard of him, which was not unusual given the fact that we didn’t talk about world events in my home. It wasn’t that world events were taboo, my parents just didn’t discuss it. […more]

Reflecting and Thinking Ahead

Dec 31, 2007 | | 5 comments

Looking at my post on January 1, 2007 , I expressed hope that during 2007 I would be come more of myself and more Christlike at the same time. I believe I have experienced some of that transformation. Now that I understand it better, I want to continue to live it on purpose. Jesus said […more]

Going Back

Dec 30, 2007 | | Say something

Kat is home. Danae is home. Erin is home. I am watching Melody’s flight home on flightstats.com. According to them she is passing over I-64 between Lexington, KY and Huntington, WV. The house is quiet. It feels surreal. Now I know what it feels like to have all of the family come home for the […more]

Growing From the Edges

Sep 21, 2007 | | 1 comment

In my last post, The San Francisco Trip , I wrote… We had a great time and a few adventures ; some planned and some not so planned. I am learning that the unplanned adventures are where growth occurs… or not. These are the places where it is possible to get un-stuck. This is about […more]

Motives

Jan 15, 2007 | | Say something

Jeanie’s and my philosophy on disciplining our young children was to consider their motive when they did something that needed to be corrected. For instance, if one of them broke a dish because they were being willfully defiant, we would have handled it much differently than if they had accidentally knocked it off the table. […more]

Earliest Memory

Jan 9, 2007 | | 7 comments

What better way to start telling my story than to tell you my earliest memory.  My family lived in Charleston, SC very close to where the I-526 Mark Clark Expressway is now.  My mom and dad had purchased a little house that had a screened porch on the back, a fenced in backyard and a […more]