Hide-and-Seek is the best game ever as a kid. Hiding is especially fun if you’re small. You can fit into small closet spaces and cupboards and places that no one else can fit or even think to look in. A reverse version of the game is ‘backwards hide and seek’, where one person hides. Everyone … Continue reading Hide and Seek
ever wondered about the difference in Bible translations? here's an illustration to help...
After Jesus comes out of the wilderness, he goes to Galilee and begins calling some fishermen to follow him and become disciples. That all must have seemed well and good, but these guys don’t really know who Jesus is yet. They get to be the first groupies in a little known band, traveling around and … Continue reading Regrouping the Groupies
Just having a little Bible fun this morning...can you figure it out?
I’m not really a fan of fishing. I used to go with Jim when we were dating and first married, but I don’t really like being on the water. I have memories of the lake my grandparents had a cottage on, and it was gooey, mucky and weedy, and scary to me. After fishing on … Continue reading Going Fishing
I found something I was looking for the other day, in a place that was completely unexpected. Finding things that are out of their usual place can confuse and startle you. You might be surprised if you found a sock in the silverware drawer, and you’d certainly take a hasty step back if you found … Continue reading Expecting the Unexpected
“Here’s looking at you," was a toast used in 1884 in Ballou’s Monthly Magazine, quoted again famously in the movie Casablanca. A quote from the book, The Harrow, in 1889 reads; “Here's looking at you." "Yes, through a glass darkly." We look at a lot of people in our lifetimes. Often we share the raising … Continue reading Here’s Looking at You
Today is a dreary, rainy day. I drove past the cemetery and saw the unmistakable signs of a recent burial. Someone was or is going to be buried on the very last day of the year. I stopped to sit and reflect for a couple of minutes, as the wipers swished back and forth on … Continue reading Burying the Past
Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton