Category Archives: Memories

Lay Your Burden Down


I was just sitting down to my computer and I play Christian music 95% of the time and the song by Hillsong “Starts and Ends” began to play and the phrase “Lay your burden down” caught my attention. God knows … Continue reading

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Grandmother


Someone asked the question as to what one remembers about their grandmother. My dad’s mom and dad lived next to us when I grew up. My granddad died when I was seven and I loved him dearly. But grandmother was … Continue reading

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Father’s Day


This day of recognition was celebrated as far back as one can tell on March 19, starting around 1508. Many nations celebrate fathers at some time or other during the year. The US didn’t really come into full swing with … Continue reading

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Culmination


From the age of 13 I knew I was called to the ministry. I would lie in my bed at night and preach to the dark ceiling in my bedroom before turning over to sleep. I had not even made … Continue reading

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Change of Season


Ah! what a beautiful fall day!  I love the fall more than the other seasons.  Can’t pinpoint a specific reason why, but I could try. Spring has its hopes of new growth under the warmth of the early rising sun. … Continue reading

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An Open Hand


Ahhhh!  I find myself sitting in my living room on the couch for the first time in almost a week with a clear mind.  So much has happened in this past week. A week ago an impending hurricane had everyone … Continue reading

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My Story


My wife, Libby, and I went to a concert last Thursday evening.  This song has stuck in my heart.  The song Blessed Assurance chorus is tucked neatly away with it. I hope what I share here can be understood.  I … Continue reading

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