Category Archives: Life and Faith

An Incredible Tree

An incredible tree grows at the edge of the lake near the chapel at the Life Enrichment Center in Fruitland Park. At first glance, it’s simply another tree like the hundreds of others on the property. On further inspection, a … Continue reading

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A Halloween Commentary

Growing up, Halloween stood at the beginning of the two months of activities associated with the last two months of the year from Halloween through New Year’s Day. My family didn’t have a lot of money, but my Mom and Dad … Continue reading

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Most People Don't Bother

 “Thank you. Most people don’t bother.” the attendant at the car wash said. “Pardon me?” I said. “Most people don’t bother to ask how I am after I ask them how they are. Makes me feel invisible.” she said. I … Continue reading

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Another Lizard Lesson

Have you ever noticed how God ‘speaks’ to you in some of the oddest ways, in my case recently, with lizards? It happened again the very day I sent the last post. That afternoon I was walking our dog, Charlie, … Continue reading

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Hanging on by a Toe

Hanging on by a toe. On Wednesday, I didn’t see the lizard on my windshield until I was going 20 mph, at which point all of him was dangling in the air except one toe. I understand the feeling well. The end of June a bulging disc … Continue reading

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House Cleaning and God

This past week, our house received a pretty thorough cleaning as first we hosted house church, carpets cleaned on Friday, laundry (blankets and comforters too) on Saturday and the master bath today. I don’t know about you, but it’s rare … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of Wind

Wind. A welcome breeze on a lovely summer day brings joy. At Pentecost in the Upper Room, a different kind of wind blew through the room along with the Holy Spirit. Ironically, the day following our observance of that Holy Spirit wind, the … Continue reading

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