A trade brought Ben Zobrist to the Royals in the summer of 2015. He became a key part of the Royals Championship. Not only a good player. He was a devoted Christian, committed to the church. Loved his family. I hoped he would stay Royal, but he became a Cub the following season. Winning another […]Read more "Of course it was the Pastor"
I am developing strong laugh lines… what you might call wrinkles. The gray is increasing. My shower now has a screen on the drain to catch my hair. At least the hair that didn’t decide to be reborn on my ears… basically, I am getting older. The youth retreat’s core was a spiritual gifts test. […]Read more "Wrinkly Faith"
I try to keep up with the day’s events. I find NPR a good balance. But there are times the news is… well, it explains why we all need medication! But yesterday as I raced home and rushed to get Phoebe to archery, I heard something wonderful. During the pandemic, while we masked and distanced […]Read more "Unintended Consequence"
Ivy got her driver’s permit, and, after a parking lot tour, nervously ventured onto the road. This brought back a flood of memories. Killing the Escort a thousand times — my dad insisted I learn on a stick. While I insisted I didn’t even know how to turn yet! It doesn’t seem that long ago […]Read more "Time"
As we search for a youth minister, I find myself back to planning a youth retreat. Which allows me one of my favorite tasks, t-shirt design. This is where I think my real talent lies… but like any artist, not everyone understands. I sent front and back images to the t-shirt guy. In a third […]Read more "Understanding"