M&M Moments: Bloody Lip

It was a typical night at our house. Lauren was busy cooking, and I was emptying the dishwasher or doing whatever I could to help. All the while, the twins were playing under our feet. They love to play in the kitchen. They explore the cabinets where we keep their food and they play with … Continue reading M&M Moments: Bloody Lip

M&M Moments: Macie walking!

M&M Moments is a new segment that I'm starting in my blog to chronicle our various adventures with our twin girls Mattie and Macie. They have just turned a year old and they are surprising us daily with new tricks. The latest accomplishment was Macie taking her first steps. Mattie has been walking for a … Continue reading M&M Moments: Macie walking!

Dusty Boots

"That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word," - Ephesians 5:26 I was so excited when my new work boots arrived. I had purchased them online and saved a lot of money in doing so. I even wore them to church the Sunday after they arrived. I was … Continue reading Dusty Boots

Prep Work

And when they came nigh to Jerusalem, unto Bethphage and Bethany, at the mount of Olives, he sendeth forth two of his disciples, And saith unto them, Go your way into the village over against you:and as soon as ye be entered into it, ye shall find a colt tied, whereon never man sat; loose … Continue reading Prep Work

Just Around the Bend

"For we walk by faith, not by sight" 2 Cor. 5:7 Clingmans Dome is located in the Great Smoky mountains national park in Tennessee. It's the highest point in the park and it has an observation deck that offers views of over 100 miles in every direction. A steep, strenuous, and winding walk up a … Continue reading Just Around the Bend

I Can’t Believe It’s Not Bitter

"So Moses brought Israel from the Red sea, and they went out into the wilderness of Shur; and they went three days in the wilderness, and found no water. And when they came to Marah, they could not drink of the waters of Marah, for they were bitter: therefore the name of it was called … Continue reading I Can’t Believe It’s Not Bitter

Charlie Benter

I waited patiently for the Lord; and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry. He brought me up also out of an horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings. Psalm 40:1-2 His name was Charlie Benter. That's a name I'll never forget. He … Continue reading Charlie Benter

Passing Clouds

"For ever, O Lord, thy word is settled in heaven." - Psalm 119:89 I was working one day in a gas station parking lot to repair some inoperative pole lights. We have various methods for working on these type of light fixtures. Depending on the height of the pole, we usually rent some sort of … Continue reading Passing Clouds