From Left - Rodrigo, Teresa, Joni, Claudio, Jackson, Luis, Bernardo The most wonderful aspect of my recent trip to Portugal was the people. Starting with my team of John Kelso, Scott Wilkins and Jackson Crate; I could not have picked a better group of men to go on a mission trip with. Each one has … Continue reading New Friends!
The hope is that my visit last week to Lisbon, Portugal will become a marker in my life that I am able to reflect back on as a changing point in my life. We all have those moments in life that take place and at the time, seem life changing and we intend to change … Continue reading Here’s to New Chapters
I've had several conversations over the last month or so where I have found myself giving a description of the type of person I am. In these cases I have described myself as being an introverted extroverted person. Huh? I know it doesn't sound right so here's a little more explanation of what I mean. … Continue reading Being Public but Private
picture from thefilmspectrum.com Day 1 - finished thoughts. I had a friend of mine comment yesterday with two, very insightful thoughts on truly following wherever Jesus may lead us. The first was the idea that we tend to limit God because we are unwilling to take risks, to dream big or maybe it's because we've never … Continue reading 40 Day Journey – with Dietrich Bonhoeffer – Day 1 finished
Life is a gift, A gift is our life But to live a life, that is ours to do. Our gift is to be shared, Our life shared with others To encourage, to laugh, to cry, to celebrate, to mourn Life is complex, glorious, fragile and all to fleeting. As we move through time and … Continue reading A Word about Life
I think I've reached that time in life that seems to happen to individuals who are usually in their 60's, 70's or later. You know, when they reach that age where they don't care what they say or how they say it. In some cases, they really don't care if it hurts your feelings or not, they … Continue reading A Story
For those who know my family, you are already aware that we celebrated my son's graduation from Auburn University this past weekend. The weekend was absolutely perfect as once again we were all able to be together and join Kyle as he celebrated a huge milestone in his young life!! It was the first time … Continue reading A Celebration – My Family
Wow, 2 weeks from today, I will be leaving for 10 days for what, is for me, the longest trip I have ever taken and what I am expecting to be, the most exciting. In preparation for the trip, I have been reading everything I can on Cape Town and the people that make up … Continue reading 2 Weeks and Counting