Posts from June 2017

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Adversity As An Opportunity


Twenty years ago, I went rafting down the Ocoee River near Ducktown, TN. I remember the pre-rafting talk that the guide gave to us where he stated: “if you fall into the water do not put your feet down, rather keep them up as you are pushed downstream”. The reason for such instruction is so […]

Books I Have Been Reading


This may be the Library news but it’s from my “nest” at home right now.  As I sit here on the back porch soaking up the sun and beauty of the mountains, I am so very thankful for another successful surgery on my other knee and thankful for each of you and your prayers.  I […]

Give Thanks Always For Everything


Sometimes I will come across a passage that I have read numerous times and suddenly something lands on me that I had not really gotten my mind around before. Just recently I was studying in Ephesians and this verse just jumped all over me. It was one of those moments when a part of your […]