Termites… Oh No!

When you have made the discovery, you’re speechless. The realization of this silent terror, happening right ‘under your nose’, brings disbelief and a sinking feeling in the stomach.It was Easter time and my wife and I were in ‘clean up mode’. The task at hand was to...

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Tarantula Troubles

The tarantula. A large, hairy spider, common to the tropical and desert regions of the Americas. Its body can measure up to three inches in diameter and its legs can reach ten inches in length. In addition to its scary size, it also bites. A perfect pet for the home,...

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The Leash

“It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery.” (Gal 5:1)If you ask my golden retriever puppy her opinion on the subject, the very best part of her daily walk happens when I release...

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Morning Joy

The true testimony of Dot McGinnisI can't help but remember one of the most trying experiences of my life--my bout with severe mental depression. I once heard a woman on a Christian talk show describe her experience with mental illness by saying, "I've walked the...

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The Retractable Leash

Heb 12:1-3 "Do you see what this means - all these pioneers who blazed the way, all these veterans cheering us on? It means we'd better get on with it. Strip down, start running - and never quit! No extra spiritual fat, no parasitic sins. Keep your eyes on Jesus, who...

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