I Want to Be Famous…

I once asked seventeen-year-old Andrew what he wanted to do after school. What career did he plan to pursue? He was trying to decide which college to attend and what to major in. He ended up at West Texas A&M University in Canyon, Texas, where he majored in dance and accounting. He loved that school.…

Programs

I was working out the other day. I was working out with a trainer who knows much more about exercise than I do. Why? Because she has experience, strength, and hope. She’s teaching me a program of weight training. She shows me the way to get stronger. One day at a time. Step by step.…

Stop Hacking

This weekend a private message about not accepting private messages or friend requests from Jaydon Smith was going around Facebook. Why would I accept a friend request from that man? I don’t know him!  But thanks for the warning.  The warning was nonsense. It’s an old spam thing. None of my friends who shared it…

Old vs. New

I’m reading a book about Joseph by Voddie Baucham. He makes the point that we cannot truly understand the Old Testament unless we study it through the lens of the New Testament, the redemptive work of Jesus. The Old Testament is not just a bunch of stories to teach us good morals; the entire Word…

One Nation Under God?

I was reading about the shooting this morning in DC. Congressmen and aides playing ball. Shot. Because they belonged to a different party than the shooter. Please don’t blame this solely on mental illness or on guns. This was caused by evil and hate. I know many with guns who would never do such a…

Help a Stranger 

It’s not hard to help strangers.  Earlier today I was in Target with our son Adam. A 15 month old was throwing a fit as his parents tried various shoes on him. We’d heard him yelling for a while.  As we walked past the shoe aisle, I smiled at him and said, “Hi, buddy!” He…

Today’s Tractor Talk 

A while back I went LIVE on Facebook while driving down the Hwy. don’t worry, it’s not a busy Hwy. Rural north Texas.  It’s become a fun thing. Here Today’s Tractor Talk. (2 minutes) I was thinking while mowing this morning. Why is it so hard for us women to share wonderful things about ourselves?…