This morning during my quiet time my heart was filled up with joy reading this verse. “Dear brothers and sisters, I plead with you to give your bodies to God because of all he has done for you. Let them be a living and holy sacrifice—the kind he will find acceptable. This is truly the…Read more Filled Up or Burned Up
Giving Coffee to a Colleague
My first exposure to green roof was in Europe in the 1990's. It was exciting to hear about the potential of these roofs to reduce stormwater flooding and reduce river erosion. Some of the green roofs are over 40 years old. Perhaps you might ask the same question I did, "Why?" If you look from…Read more The Green Roof at the Rouge Plant
Just thinking! In less than five minutes I could complete some of the following for my wife, family, church, friends, or myself to clear my mind. In less than five minutes I could: ... text/send a check for my tithes, missions faith promise, or some other gift. Philippians 4:19. Yeppers!... use the search word unsubscribe…Read more In less than five minutes I could …
Planting flags, patriotic music, prayers, and memory is how we remember those who gave their lives defending our freedom. Today, President Trump laid the wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington, a place my Dad loved to visit. He would always reflect and tell me a story or two. He always reminded…Read more Memorial Day Reflections
Whenever my family is together it’s noisy. Lots of laughter, conversation, and just good fun. When someone prays over a meal or for one another however, everyone is quiet immediately. When Woodland Church worships in song it’s a joyful sound. The band, singers, and the congregation sing out our praises to God. Many of the…Read more Listening to God #2
God really does speak to us through the Bible. The Bible doesn’t have to be defended; it is a living, dangerously sharp collection of books that will penetrate your life and thoughts. Perhaps your familiar with this verse. “For the word of God is alive and powerful. It is sharper than the sharpest two-edged sword,…Read more Listening to God
Everyone seeks after hope. It is as necessary to our lives as food and water. Your children get higher GPA's, with hope. Athletes perform better, recover from injuries better, and adjust mentally to change better when they have hope. Elderly people who have hope live longer than those without hope. Hope breeds confidence to build…Read more My Hope Is a Who!
I'm sitting in our music room/library while Becky is playing worship music on the piano. The presence of the Lord and His peace is so real to us. Slowing down, focusing on God with each other, opens us to the unseen realities of eternity. In His presence we are encouraged, strengthened, and filled up once…Read more We Have More on Our Side!
A Daily Prayer Update Regarding the Coronavirus