Jock Scott Fly on Life

Philippians 3:13b “But one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead.”  ESV The Jock Scott Fly takes over forty-three meticulous steps to properly tie.  When you see one, you’ll do a double-take.  It’s a famous Atlantic Salmon fishing fly originated by John (Jock) Scott of Roxburghshire, Scotland around… Continue reading Jock Scott Fly on Life

The Two Sides of Mercy

Matthew 12:7 “And if you had known what this means, ‘I desire mercy, and not sacrifice,’ you would not have condemned the guiltless.” ESV               A mentor said, “Don’t make goals based on things out of your control.  Can you control whether a person says, ‘yes’ or ‘no’ to you?  Nope.  Can you control how many… Continue reading The Two Sides of Mercy

Who Brought the Cheese?

Matthew 9:14-15a “Then the disciples of John came to him, saying, “Why do we and the Pharisees fast, but your disciples do not fast?” And Jesus said to them, “Can the wedding guests mourn as long as the bridegroom is with them?” ESV                He caught another one.  The rest of us weathered fly-fisherman stood in… Continue reading Who Brought the Cheese?