under pressure

“Consider it a sheer gift, friends, when tests and challenges come at you from all sides.  You know that under pressure, your faith-life is forced into the open and shows its true colors.  So don’t try to get out of anything prematurely.  Let it do its work so you become mature and well-developed, not deficient … More under pressure

why 2?

One may ask, “why attend two small groups?”  I’m glad you asked!  One group I attend is a men’s small group early in the morning.  I have been meeting with one of the men (Randy)  going on 2 years.  During our time together we have reached out to several men.  We had a couple of other guys … More why 2?


…Too late Tonight To drag the past out into the light We’re one, but we’re not the same We get to Carry each other Carry each other One… …One love One blood One life You got to do what you should One life With each other Sisters Brothers One life But we’re not the same … More one


Got to love ’em… not me!  I can’t stand ’em! My Jeep is down… in the shop. I am patiently waiting for it to be fixed.  It’s already a stressful thing just to put your car in the shop.  I found out today that it will not be ready until Thursday.  Ouch!  But no worries … More trains!

the garden

(Originally posted on Even Adam‘sMySpace – January 21, 2008) I was reading the Bible tonight in James.  As I read this passage I thought of you guys and wanted to pass this verse along to you as well as the idea that went along with it.  This is out of the Message, “In simple humility, … More the garden

desert rose

My step son gave his mom a rose for Valentine’s Day.  It sits in this stem holder with a balloon over it in the shape of a heart.  As I sit here and admire the rose, I recall how it looked a week ago and how colorful it was.  A week later it is still pretty standing … More desert rose


I love to eat.  My kids are starting to laugh at my insatiable desire for food.  I even clean their plates… thus the name human garbage disposal.  They point it out by reminding me of my ever expanding waist.  (Those who know me may even laugh at that… I do). I was so hungry today I … More hungry?