Positive thoughts from a Christian Perspective
Pray and Fast or Praying Fast?
The sleek sports car in front of me had a novel personalized license plate: PRYNFST. As a Christian, I immediately took this as an exhortation to pray and fast. After all, Jesus told His disciples this was a source of great spiritual power (Mark 9:29). Ultimately, I think the Corvette driver meant he was “praying…
A Blurb for a Fellow Blogger (2)
Have you ever thought about what makes a good recipe for a story? My friend from the UK, Andy Berry, shows us with his latest project, Just a thought. The book is essentially transcriptions of Andy’s popular 2 minute video series–from the Berry Bunch family website. Each story is like an elevator pitch that leaves…
A Blurb for a Fellow Blogger
Quick, think of a self-published book you’ve recently read that was stellar. Yes, I’m counting on one hand, too.😵💫 My blogger friend Bridget A. Thomas succeeds here where many others fall short, because she keeps a laser like focus on her subject—growing in gratitude. Each of the 30 daily readings is brief and to the…
Oh Happy Day!
Twice in one day this week, I saw the same message: “It is what it is.” The first time was on a bumper sticker–coming through the morning car line at my school. Then, it was after dismissal –on a custodian’s tee shirt. Now, I’m the kind of guy who goes fishing for a life application…
The Mystery of the Rain Barrel
We have rain barrels at our home that we use to water our flowers in the spring and summer. Two February’s ago, one froze solid–cracking right down the middle. (It’s warm enough here that winterizing things is usually unnecessary). This past fall, I took no chances. Both barrels were fully drained back in November–before the…
Berry Bunch Relaunch
I just need to pop in here to share the news: one of my favorite sites on earth just relaunched! That’s right, Andy Berry and family have a brand new website and a new blog. Folks, at the risk of being overly dramatic, I’m telling you this is epic! Humans learned how to make fire;…
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