Becoming a Minister

Proverbs 19:21 Many are the plans in a man's heart, but it is the LORD's purpose that prevails.As a senior in High school, I knew exactly what I wanted to do: be a history teacher. Every year, I won the school prize for history and so I was set upon going to Stirling...

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Little Missy

One day, Charley, was walking around the perimeter of the farm. Just looking and checking for security reasons of protection. Do you remember Charley? Good! Well as he approached the north end of the field, he heard a very strange sound. Looking around, he found a...

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The Bike

As I sit here reminiscing more than thirty years later, a big grin comes over my face. Looking at my situation in retrospect, I wonder what my life might have been like had I not been at that place and time on that tragic day in '69. God must have had a plan for...

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The Puzzle of Life

I was given a puzzle a couple of months ago from a friend of mine, it had 1,500 pieces. I haven’t put together a puzzle since I was a kid. Isn’t it funny how we stop doing certain things when we grow up: puzzles, coloring, playing dolls, hop scotch, hide and go seek....

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Kyle’s Puzzle

I recently had the opportunity to watch a thirteen-year-old boy named Kyle work on a jigsaw puzzle. The pieces of the puzzle were a little larger than the ones that I enjoy doing, but that is completely understandable. Kyle is a severely mentally impaired teenager,...

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God’s Plans