Tag Archives: Faith

Pint-Size Adventure

I know I show you a lot of photos of my grandchildren, but this one is about more than Grandson Extraordinaire. It’s about adventure… I took this pitcure during our trip to visit our son and family in the Pacific … Continue reading

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Entitled Much?

Not long ago, I re-read Jesus’ parable of “The Prodigal Son” in Luke’s gospel. As often happens with the Bible, something jumped out at me that I’d never noticed before… It was after the Prodigal Son’s (PS’s) Big Brother (BB) … Continue reading

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To Be Free

I can’t help it… Words mean things, and I like to know just what each one means, and to use the right one to say what I intend to say. Take the familiar quote, “The truth will set you free, … Continue reading

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Easy Does It!

When winter weather keeps us from bicycling outdoors, we often use “spin-class” DVDs produced by cycling coach Graeme Street. One such session was all about accelerating. A particularly useful piece of advice from that class has stayed with me: Resist … Continue reading

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In Memory: A Bluebonnet Anniversary

oem>This post originally appeared on this blog On October 18, 2010. I re-post it in loving memory of Brent’s dad, Dr. Arnold Johnson, who has been gone for eight years now. One of the most distinctive symbols of Texas, besides … Continue reading

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Truth

I’ve started out the past few years by choosing a “Word For the Year.” It can’t be just any word, like “petunia” or “supervise.” No, I want a character quality, something to strive toward. Sort of a one-word goal or … Continue reading

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Safer Than a Known Way, by Pamela R Moore

I just noticed this on my bookshelf and remembered how enthralling I’d found Pamela Moore’s real-life story. Shyer than shy, she resisted surrendering to God’s will through her younger years. She feared having to do something truly terrifying, like serving … Continue reading

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