Lessons from a Broken Shower

Lessons from a Broken Shower

Aug 11

This morning I was awakened early by my wife, who informed me that the shower would not turn off. Lots of things went through my mind.  None of them worthy, none of them pleasant.  I was irritated at being awakened before I absolutely had to get up and get ready for work.  I found myself wanting to be snippy with my wife.  It seems that whenever things break, she was the last one to touch it...

There Can Be Only One

There Can Be Only One

Aug 05

This morning at the local grocery store, my total came to $16.68.  The young cashier read the number back as “Sixteen sixty-eight.”  He paused and then added, “It was a boring year.  Nothing interesting happened that year.” I quirked an eyebrow at him and asked, “You were there?” He replied, “I look a lot younger than my age.” After the...

Jesus Money

Jesus Money

Aug 05

I’m not sure I can say where it all began.  Maybe it started with getting my August budget ready last night.  Maybe it started with going by the bank.  Maybe it started by being late for work today and not going home for lunch. Maybe it started with running out of deodorant. I’ve been out of deodorant for a couple of weeks now.  Technically, I’ve only been out of my...

Three Simple Rules

Three Simple Rules

Aug 04

These three things are Truth: God is SUPREME.  He has absolute control over everything in the universe. God is GOOD.  Everything good comes from God and everything that comes from God is good. Mankind is a sinful creature and is incapable of good. Based on Rule 3, you can expect people to hurt you, to let you down, to disappoint you, to not notice you, to not treat you fairly, to not love...