Bring the books!
2 Timothy 4:13 When you come, bring the cloak that I left with Carpus at Troas, also the books, and above all the parchments. I read Charles Spurgeon’s stirring observations on this passage, and it was so inspiring that I had to read it again…this time aloud to Bethie. We do not know what the books were about, and we can only form some guess as to what the parchments were. Paul had...
“I am not what I ought to be, I am not what I want to be, I am not what I hope to be in another world; but still I am not what I once used to be, and by the grace of God I am what I am” —John Newton
Today I’m making soup. You hear people talk about taste or smell memories, but I have soup memories. For me, there’s something soul satisfying about the entire process…preparing, serving, sharing, and eating. We lost Ronnie’s dad unexpectedly a few years ago, and at the conclusion of that horrendous day I made soup. Two different recipes, one right after the other. I...
So, I was reflecting on my goals from January 2010, and ended up fairly pleased with my progress. No, I didn’t really run more…because, well, I really hate running. And honestly, walking really fast is almost the same thing, right? right?? I decided last year to read more Books of Substance in 2010. And I really did. Which is kind of fantastic for many reasons. One of which: it...
We'll see how this thing goes, shall we?
I’m not under any great illusion that I’ll be very faithful with this new blog, as they’ve never really stuck before…but hey, it’s a new year, right? That’s why I actually like New Year’s day, resolutions, shiny new diets…the whole nine yards. It’s a bit like the first day of school, minus all the horrible parts of actually being in school....