April 3rd, 2021
My folks have now both passed away and my brother has the dubious honor of taking care of their estate and following their wishes for the distribution of our inheritance. My folks were very good at t...
November 27th, 2020
My friendship with Pat really bonded because of socks. My Friday Small Group had gifted me with an assortment of unique socks. One day at the food pantry Pat noticed my socks because of the shoes I ...
November 23rd, 2020
I read an article in the Livingston (Montana) Enterprise about folks heading to Yellowstone this summer using Apple maps and ending up in a residential area along the Wyoming-Idaho border close to Dri...
August 22nd, 2020
My husband and I have done quite a bit of traveling around this great country of ours and seen some beautiful vistas. We don’t like the hassle of flying so do most of our traveling by vehicle. Somet...
June 4th, 2020
I’ve been reading a devotion by Henry T. and Richard Blackaby, Experiencing God Day By Day. One day’s devotion spoke of Moses’ security coming from his relationship with God. There were two question...
Between The Lines
April 18th, 2020
We have a feature on our car that beeps every time we wander over the center line or solid line in the road without signaling. Sometimes it catches me off guard because I’m thinking about something b...
Locked Down or Lifted Up? by Robert Pulliam
March 25th, 2020
Lessons from Paul in Prison The recent “lockdown” of our normal lives continues to cause inconvenience, financial hardship, and disappointment to everyone. Markets imploding, plans cancelled, fear of...
Chick-fil-A and the Call To Create by Jordan Raynor
March 14th, 2020
'Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’ The second is this: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no commandment gre...
March 6th, 2020
I don’t know why it continues to amaze me but it does. I can read the same scripture again and again and then one day I see something there that I never have before. Hebrews 4:12 says it well. “For ...
February 21st, 2020
Our granddaughter has been dealing with an unexplained illness. She’s had to wait, it seems, too long to get into the physicians that can maybe tell her what’s going on. Many of you know what that ...
January 30th, 2020
It was just a box sitting on the table filled with odds and ends of stuff haphazardly thrown in. It had been sitting like that for some time because of the accumulation of dust and dirt along with th...
Closer Than Close
January 21st, 2020
Closer Than CloseMark Batterson Weekly DevotionalJanuary 13, 2020Genesis 1:1-2 – “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was formless and void, and darkness was over the sur...