Tag Archives: God

A Simple Nativity Built From Wood

My teenage son received a simple nativity gift made from wood this week and I thought I would share it here. Advertisements

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50 States of Pray – Calling ALL Who Pray

Last April I came across a great opportunity to interact with about 2,000 other bloggers in an event called the April A-Z Blog Challenge started a couple of years ago by a Los Angeles based blogger by the name of … Continue reading

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April A to Z Blogging Challenge – Day Twenty – Six – Zorro

Day 26 of the April A to Z Challenge. For thirty plus days we have had such an excitement at the thought of creating twenty-six posts corresponding with the letters of the alphabet. When I decided to take on this … Continue reading

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April A to Z Blogging Challenge – Day Twenty One – Under God

I guess I can claim a small victory in that I have hardly hesitated when choosing my topic for the first twenty letters of the alphabet. In fact with some letters I have imagined multiple topics. That all stopped with letter 21 … Continue reading

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April A to Z Blogging Challenge – Day Twenty – Tornado

I live in the mountains of Virginia, twenty-two miles from the Tennessee state line, just a few hundred yards from Interstate 81. I can be in North Carolina within an hour, and Kentucky about the same. Where I live is … Continue reading

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April A to Z Blogging Challenge – Day Nineteen – Sin and Salvation

When I began the A to Z Challenge I thought the topics would be pretty easy to select. I wanted to be sure my topics were well thought and interesting. One of my thoughts was to make my topics relate … Continue reading

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April A to Z Blogging Challenge – Day Eighteen – Relocation

How do you relocate a town? It is not easy. Maybe the first question that comes to mind is why you would? The reason for the relocation I will explain in this post is flooding. Not just occasional floods, but … Continue reading

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April A to Z Blogging Challenge – Day Ten- Jesus

I struggled with what to use for my J topic. i thought about Justification, Jocularity, Jokes, the television series Justified and even considered a cheesy post about me since the letter starts my name. Thankfully I came to my senses before I wasted my time … Continue reading

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April A to Z Blogging Challenge – Day Nine – Isaac

How can I come to this letter of the alphabet in this A to Z challenge and not write about the most important I in my life? Not me, my son Isaac. Eighteen years ago today I eagerly awaited the birth of … Continue reading

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April A to Z Blogging Challenge – Day Eight – Heaven

So what is my choice for H? It is something I came to understand as I attended church as a child at Lebanon United Methodist Church in Meadowview, Virginia. Put simply it is the place known as Heaven. The place … Continue reading

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April A to Z Blogging Challenge – Day Two – Building the Brand

Day Two: Building the Brand There is a truth I learned over the last few years as I came to understand the usefulness of blogs. I am a nobody online. My ripple in this gigantically massive pool would mimic an air bubble … Continue reading

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April A to Z Blogging Challenge – Day One – Absolution

You know I have found Word Press to be quite a good place to get tons of ideas to stretch my writing skill. There are tons of other writers to learn from, gain encouragement even as i offer some and … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: Happily Ever After

“And they lived happily ever after.” Think about this line for a few minutes. Are you living happily ever after? If not, what will it take for you to get there? I am living happily ever after. Twenty plus years … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Forward

This week’s photo prompt is based on the idea Forward. You can join in by following this link back to the original post the weekly photo challenge. A couple of months ago I feel like I took a giant step forward. … Continue reading

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2012 Belize Trip – Speaking a Common Language

I remember with fondness the morning our pastor announced the mission trip to Belize that I was blessed to join. While I cannot exactly recall the date, I know it was mid summer, some six months prior to departure. Feeling this was an answer … Continue reading

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