But it’s My Right!

But it’s My Right!

Good Morning, Suddenly (at midnight) there was such a violent earthquake that the foundations of the prison were shaken. At once all the prison doors flew open, and everyone’s chains came loose. The jailer woke up, and when he saw the prison doors open, he drew his...
Ask a Different Question

Ask a Different Question

Good Morning, I married into a family of car buffs. From antiques to exotics my father-in-law loved cars.  To him they weren’t some kind of status symbol, but something to be driven and enjoyed.  I can remember him going to pick up some Amish kids...
Authentic Leadership

Authentic Leadership

Good Morning, As for those who were held in high esteem—whatever they were makes no difference to me; God does not show favoritism—they added nothing to my message. Gal. 2:6 There’s a pretty good chance that at some point in your life you have encountered someone...
Dirty Windshields

Dirty Windshields

Search me, God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting. Psalm 139:23-24 You wash your car and take special care to get your windows clean and streak-free.  The next...
Bear Hugs

Bear Hugs

The Great Quarantine – Thanks to Covid-19 most of us have been social distancing and avoiding much of the personal contact we are used to.  One of the biggest things many people are missing is hugs.  That came home to me a few days ago when after 6...
No Sore Feet

No Sore Feet

Good Morning, I’m sure you have heard the idiom “The devil is in the detail”. In other words, even though at first glance something might seem simple, when you get deeper into it, more time and effort are often required.  I bet you have experienced something...
Die Bloody

Die Bloody

Good Morning, This picture captures what I want my life to look like on the day God calls me home. To me it symbolizes someone who has stayed in the game and dies in action.  I often refer to it as dying bloody. I don’t want a picture with me on the front...
Lessons from a Caterpillar

Lessons from a Caterpillar

Good Morning, Carl gets up hungry every morning.  All he wants to do is get something to eat.  In fact, eating is all he thinks about. Carl is a caterpillar and he will shed his skin 4 or 5 times to make more room for the food his insatiable appetite demands. His...
Are You a Peacemaker?

Are You a Peacemaker?

Good Morning, Blessed are the peacemakers for they will be called sons of God. Matthew 5:9: It’s election season again in the United States and people are choosing sides. We have a great privilege in this country to participate in this process. But the vitriol I...
Success After You

Success After You

Good Morning, Years ago, I learned a valuable, unexpected leadership lesson. Upon returning from a vacation, I found myself wound tight on the first morning back.  This was not uncommon for me. This particular time one of the men working for me said...
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