Monthly Archives: February 2015

A New Coat on a Cold Day

A young black man in a tattered jacket on a bitterly cold day turns a chance encounter into a deeper contemplation on kindness. Continue reading

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A Casual Glory

A plain, pale sky gives way to a vibrant red-ball sunrise. No matter how plain its beginning, any day can be a good day. Continue reading

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Fine Dining in Arkansas

There must be hundreds of great places to eat in Arkansas. This wasn’t one of them. Still… we should do good for others… Continue reading

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I’ve Felt Worse…

Having someone to help you when you’re sick is a wonderful blessing. Having someone save you from Hell is even more of one. Continue reading

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Ten-Dollar Mules and a Hundred Dollar Coat

Like ZZ Top and Duck Dynasty tell us, there’s just something about a sharp-dressed man… usually… Continue reading

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Be the Blessing

May the peaceful dawning of a cold winter morning lead you into being the blessing that others need today. Continue reading

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Jalapeno Jam

What do you do with jalapeno jam when it no longer looks like jalapeno jam? Well, it depends… Continue reading

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Seed Money

Gratitude, planning, dedication, purpose: that’s a good combination at any age and I’m delighted to see it in our granddaughter! Continue reading

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A Tithe of Thanksgiving

When New Life Church found itself being blessed financially, its elders and deacons decided to show the Lord some appreciation. Read how… Continue reading

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Homemade Memories

Is it a sign of hunger when a morning sky makes a man think of his Mom’s homemade apple cobbler? Yeah… but it might be for more than food… Continue reading

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