The Better Angels of Our Nature

" For our proud confidence is this: the testimony of our conscience, that in holiness and godly sincerity, not in fleshly wisdom but in the grace of God, we have conducted ourselves in the world, and especially toward you." (2 Corinthians 1:12 NASB) It is funny how...

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A Snoozing Beagle

I perceived that there is nothing better for them than to be joyful and to do good as long as they live...(Eccl. 3:12 ESV) It is amazing the things you get used to in this life. It is amazing the things you miss when they are gone. It was the start of Daylight Savings...

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The Library Cat

I have always loved libraries ever since I was a boy. When you would go in the smell of the books promised fresh adventures, new learning, and wonderful imagination in their pages. Over the years I have read more books than I can count and visited the local libraries...

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More and More to Do

"But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you." (Matt. 6:33 ESV)When I was a boy we had a tiny 13" television set and an old antenna that brought in one channel clearly. I didn’t have to worry about the remote...

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Unleash Your Spring

"There is no fear in love, but perfect love drives out fear, because fear involves punishment, and the one who fears is not perfected in love."(1 John 4:18 NASB) It was a morning in March here in the mountains of my home. The weather forecast had called for another 5...

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"Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the Lord your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.” (Deuteronomy 31:6 NIV)“MOMMY!”  It was a few years ago and I was shopping in a local grocery store looking for some...

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Joseph Mazzella