Category: Faith

I Lost a Friend To Covid

I lost a friend to Covid this week. He didn’t die. But, I lost him. When you care about and love people, your friends, or family; you want to help them, encourage them, protect them from harm, protect them from danger. I have a… Continue Reading “I Lost a Friend To Covid”

Doing Tough Stuff

In the picture above I had just shaved my head after my hair started falling out from the chemo treatment. The picture depicts a strength and attitude to take on this challenge! Where did these come from? Certainly not from me. The source is hanging around my neck.

Dealing with Diversity

What do you see in the picture of the little girl? She is 25% Hispanic. She is 50% African American. She is 25% unknown. I see my granddaughter.

There’s Always Tomorrow – Or Not

All we could do was keep saying, this is unbelievable. Clothes hanging from the tops of trees, a shoe, the door to a safe – but no safe, the back of a guitar body (1970 Gibson). All worldly possessions reduced to basically nothing.

One Man’s Fear Is Another’s Fun

We anticipated watching him slowly raise the rifle, aim and take this bear. What happened next has held Matt and myself in amazement to this day!


I was hunting along a ridge in the Northern Colorado mountains. It was a beautiful September day, late afternoon. My ears were alert, straining to hear an elk cow mew or the distant scream of a bull bugling. The scream wasn’t distant. It was… Continue Reading “Fear”

What will it take to solve the issues of sexual harassment and abuse of women by men? Men!

Until enough men rise up to condemn, to intervene, this isn’t going to end. Men who are not abusers must challenge those who are.

Sexism: A view from the one who created men, and women!

The current #MeToo movement has caused a landslide of transparency into the world on sexism that is rampant and has been shoved under the rug forever. The build up, under the rug, became so big that people finally started to trip over it. The message below is from James Emory White’s blog ” Church & Culture. As shocking as this is today, so too may be the view from our creator. 

The Absence of Light

Isn’t it interesting that while darkness is often feared, it really doesn’t exist. There is no real thing, this darkness, there is only the absence of light.

The reason for the season

What’s the end result of all this? Our house looks like it should be in a Christmas edition of Better Homes and Gardens. It is beautiful, and we love it. But, the thing we really cherish and love about Christmas is knowing the where and why of it.