Connect. Appreciate. Relate. Encourage.

I’d like to give a shout out to all fellow introverts out there.  You know who you are.  I’m happy to report that people are beginning to understand us.  I’ve seen several pretty good articles written on the subject in recent months, which makes my heart rejoice.  It’s hard, isn’t it?  To be judged and found wanting […]

52 Ways: #11

Offer to fill up your pastor’s gas tank This week’s way to care for your pastor seems pretty self-explanatory, doesn’t it?  Your pastor has a car.  Your pastor’s car runs on gasoline (or diesel).  Your pastor needs to fill up the gas tank regularly.  Therefore, offering to fill up the gas tank with fuel is […]

365 Simple: #53 – 57 Cultivate Culture

Does the title of this blog post sound sort of snooty?  I don’t mean it that way, but it seems in our current culture to talk about art, music, and literature is perceived as putting on airs or being fake.  I disagree.  Art, music, and literature are what separate us from the animals.  Enjoying and […]

My best and brightest blessing

March 3, 1979.  That was a big day.  I got married.  Well, actually I had a wedding.  It would take me years to figure out how to be married.  At the time of the wedding I thought I was in love.  I had no idea what it meant to love.  Not really. Love is patient, love is kind.  […]