Category Archives: opportunity

Grow up

I love the spring time.  It is a time of renewal, a time of growth.  I remember as a young man growing up on the farm, it was a time to plant.  By this time we would be putting fertilizer … Continue reading

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Draw Nearer to GOD

The expression “draw near” is found several times in Scripture.  To draw near to GOD is a thought almost beyond our comprehension.  The fact that we can even have access to the GOD of creation is amazing.  But to draw … Continue reading

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Donuts

Ok I confess I love a “Hot-Now” Krispy Kreme donut.  I realize they are not a daily part of a healthy diet but when you want to splurge, it is hard to beat a couple of hot donuts and a … Continue reading

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The Land of the Living

A wise man once said, “We are not in the land of the living going to the land of the dying.  We are in the land of the dying, trying to go to the land of the living.” As we … Continue reading

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The Hortatory Subjunctive

Surely the title of today’s blog will cause some to read the devotional just for curiosity sake.  My thoughts today actually are focused on the New Year and thinking about how to be better in the New Year.  So what … Continue reading

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Be Where Your Feet Are

Sometimes a statement that seems simple can carry a great message when you think about it.  “Be where your feet are” is a common saying of my favorite football coach.  Of course, in his world of football, it means to … Continue reading

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What’s in it for me?

We live in a time and culture that is generally selfish.  For many it appears to be all about me.  All about self.  I need cite only one example.  Go to Facebook and look at the pictures.  This generation has … Continue reading

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A cup of cold water

We have so much road construction going on in our area.  It seems everywhere we go there is a delay.  Recently while returning home I was caught in a line of traffic.  It was the middle of the day with … Continue reading

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The Tobacco Can and the Buried Treasure

I remember as a child being fascinated with the idea of buried treasure. Once as a young child I put some money into a Prince Albert Tobacco can and buried it in the yard.  Now first of all if you … Continue reading

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To Make America Great Again…

During the 1800’s, Alexis de Toqueville, a famous French political philosopher, visited our nation seeking to uncover the secret of our greatness. He traveled from town to town, asking questions and examining every facet of our society.  When he finished … Continue reading

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