I often wonder to myself if dedication is becoming an old-fashioned word which we just wink at, go on our way and do as we please?
As a retired minister I have officiated at many funeral services and tried my very best to bring comfort to those who mourn. During the death of my sister, I was reminded, as I have reminded others, of the great comfort of God to each of us.
One of my grandfather’s favorite songs many years ago was the song, This Old House by Stuart Hamblin. He especially liked the words and he said they reminded him of his own life.
This is the season of exchanging of gifts. Every Christmas many friends, relatives and neighbors exchange Christmas gifts in celebration of Christmas. About October of every year we begin to talk about our gift exchange.
If you are anything like me I cannot believe how quickly the year 2011 passed by. It seems like the older I get the faster the year’s pass by.
Have we forgotten that there is a bright side to life? I don’t need to remind you winter is on its way. How many times have you heard people moan and groan when you mention old man winter? I must confess that I am guilty.
When I was a child, there were times when I was guilty of complaining about something. My Mother would say to me, “George, be thankful for what you have.” I was always thankful for what I had, however, sometimes I would forget to count my blessings. How easy it is to forget that “Every good […]
It was about a year ago that God laid it upon my heart to give each member of my family one of my Bibles that I used over the years of my ministry. Some of the Bibles were pretty well worn, however, the Holy Word of God in them never changed.
How Old Are You? Did you ever wonder why we always ask the question, “How old are you?” I guess it is because we never grow younger, we always grow older. I remember well the days when I was a young man and my grandfather would remind me that I was not dry behind the […]
It is always a real source of encouragement to be around a person who makes a positive difference in your life. These kinds of people have a special way of making your day better and brighter.