Four D’s of Daily Planning

 John 4:34 "My food," said Jesus, "is to do the will of him who sent me and to finish his work.” NIV   Two things that will kill your opportunity for having a good life:  One is not being anchored to the right purpose.  Two, is poor planning.  The life of Jesus shows us how to feast… Continue reading Four D’s of Daily Planning


Ice-cream for Bessie

Psalm 8:4 “What is man that you are mindful of him, and the son of man that you care for him?” ESV From our archives ~ oldie by goodies!             Ole was born in Norway on April 19th 1877 and immigrated to the U.S. five years later.  At the age of sixteen he became an apprentice at… Continue reading Ice-cream for Bessie

The Enemy of Focus

1 Corinthians 7:35 “I say this for your own benefit, not to lay any restraint upon you, but to promote good order and to secure your undivided devotion to the Lord.” ESVA friend said, “Nobody is going to read your book.” I gasped (pout-pout), and retorted, “But I’ve got 128 pages written!" “Nobody is going… Continue reading The Enemy of Focus

Charlie’s Court

Esther 4:14b “…And who knows whether you have not come to the kingdom for such a time as this?” ESV  A three-week unit on volleyball in middle school, I watched Top Gun in high-school, and sand-volleyball almost became part of my religion in the college years.  I was pretty good.  Fast-forward to now.  My buddy says that he… Continue reading Charlie’s Court

After the Zone

1 Kings 19:12-13a “And after the earthquake a fire, but the Lord was not in the fire. And after the fire the sound of a low whisper. And when Elijah heard it…” ESV               “You know what the number one killer of soldiers is don’t you?”  Said a retired Lieutenant Colonel.               “No.” I replied.… Continue reading After the Zone

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