Monthly Archives: March 2010

The Red Violin-Part III

It does not always matter how talented, how eager, nor how enthusiastic and determined we may be. There are still times when the most valuable contribution we can make is to be quiet and allow the Lord’s Spirit to move through others.
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The Red Violin-Part II

It is not in the strength of our own talent that we make our contribution to life but rather in the degree to which that talent blends into and helps the whole fulfill its purpose.
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The Red Violin-Part I

I have often wondered what there could be about a Stradivarius violin that could possibly deserve so much attention and reputation. Continue reading

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Boiling Point

Although I cannot document the fact for everyone that I know, it appears quite likely that we all have our limits. Continue reading

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Deception

There is, in the belly of the beggar and the glutton, a constant longing and hunger. Continue reading

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What’s Up, Doc?

The river. The temperature. God’s grace. Your intelligence. Blue skies. Buds on tree branches. Blooms on the crocus. Lily stalks. Green on the grass. The smell of spring. The cost of living. The cost of dying. Salvation. The wind. The … Continue reading

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Final Inspection

The “remodeling” of our souls and spirits goes a bit deeper, including the reworking of not only the surface aspects but the hidden ones as well. Continue reading

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The Long Way Home

You would be something of a rarity in our society if you’ve never heard someone say, “They don’t build them like they used to.” Continue reading

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Headin’ South to Snow

My stepson, Jaylon, lives in Brookings, South Dakota, an area of some fame for its fine pheasant hunting and noted by its visitors during the winter months for its cold temperatures and vicious wind chills. Continue reading

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Beats Martha White

Sounding like the right thing is a mighty fine commodity, whether you’re selling flour to rural homemakers, trying to elect the next resident of the White House or soliciting contributions from millions of Americans so your television ministry can continue to provide its uplifting and edifying programs. Continue reading

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