In Scents of Time

Early spring, gray sky lingered over the greening lawn and swaying evergreens that hugged the community center that Sunday.  Visiting a newly planted church, I had already taught the children’s Sunday school, joined the morning worship, eaten a delicious potluck lunch, and played a few wanna-be rounds of spike ball when I went downstairs craving … Continue reading In Scents of Time

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Do It

“Use what talents you possess; the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best.”[i] The church isn’t made up of experts, just real people using the talents God has given them in ordinary ways. Extraordinary should not be a rarity.  Extraordinary should be faithfully giving a little extra … Continue reading Do It

Defined

I still don’t know him real well and probably never will.  He was a friend of my cousins at one time, he traveled as a hobby to do short term missions, and ended up marrying my co-teachers sister.  I sang with him at a wedding many years ago.  He was quiet and appeared confident in … Continue reading Defined