Run the Race

Yesterday was one of my favorite days of the year.  Kim went with me to the Music City Marathon Expo where we pick up our race numbers, shirts, and all of our gear.  The best part is walking around looking at the latest and greatest things in running gear.  I was like a kid in…

Trials or Blessings?

I have stated many times that the hardest part of our adoption process was the silence from God.  As soon as we received the orders to adopt three children from Siberia God went to radio silence and that was the last we heard.  For the next 23 months we would depend on what we knew…

A Tremendous Loss

Today we mourn the loss of Martin Richard and Pat Summerall. Pat Summerall was one of the great voices of football when I was growing up. His voice will forever be linked to the Superbowl in my mind. Martin Richard was 8 years old and will never get to play football.  He was in the…

Prepare to Stop

Resting on the Sabbath may be the most abused commandment and it is the silliest one to break.  I would like to offer suggestions to help us get off the rollercoaster and really enjoy a day of rest.  Many of us have good intentions to rest.  The lack of a Sabbath leads to burnout, anxiety,…

Inheritance in Heaven?

Most sports fans have their hearts and minds in Augusta this week.   Very few in this world will get to experience the beautiful greens and azaleas at the Masters tournament.  Those who have been there tell me it is worth every penny.  I can’t remember paying for a vacation because most of our trips have…