...in fact, he feels Christians should put on the biggest party on the block or in the neighborhood. I'm in agreement. It has always surprised me that we willingly grant Halloween the power to be something so dark, dangerous, and negative. At our house, we've always looked at it as an opportunity to meet our neighbors, for our kiddo to have a little fun, and to spend some family time together. There's really nothing "dark"…comments
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There is nothing better than the great Thanksgiving Day meal. It's a wonderful celebration of hospitality, friends and family, and some really good food. Many years, I've hosted and been the cook. It's definitely a finely coordinated dance to get all aspects of the meal on the table, at the same time, at there right temperature. I've wondered if there might be be a better way and I'm guessing you might have as well. Thank…comments
We've all heard someone say "everything happens for a reason," often a somewhat trite but well-meaning response to bad news or a challenge in our lives that they don't quite now how to specifically address. I heard two ladies at a coffee shop debating this concept yesterday, and it made me wonder where you sit on this. Within our lives as believers, I think there is room to move inside free will and foreknowledge, so…comments
We've all seen it happen...a guy (almost always I'm convinced) has a new sports car and parks it across multiple spots...just underscoring his need for attention and reminding you he has a nice car. I drive a 2007 Nissan with 100,000+ miles on it and I still try to treat it well and park it away from other cars, but I don't think it's reasonable AT ALL to park that way. If you want to…comments
Let's pretend you have a date night...you head downtown or a nice spot in the neighborhood...you're looking forward to trying a new place that all your friends have raved about. When you get to the door, you see this sign. It's clear that this establishment is not "kid-friendly," and as you read further you see that children are not welcome here. Is there anything wrong with that? Would you support an establishment like this? The…comments
Need some good news today? This will do it. What if God put it on your heart to radically change your life...on behalf of others who needed you? Would you accept that call? This man did.comments