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The Greatest Song Among Men

Written in 1973, this original and copyrighted song says it all for me during the month of December, in which we celebrate Christ’s birth. He was then, and is now, the Coming King. Here are the lyrics: allow me to share them with you: Let

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Thanksgiving Is Essential

Thanksgiving is upon us! An “attitude of gratitude” is essential in life. Without it, existence can become inward focused, self-consuming, and arrogant to a fault. Those who strive to bolster wealth or happiness to the expense of health, family, friendships, and more, may dwell for

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Dedicate This Month to God

In my neighborhood and literally in millions of others in our country and around the world, a trend starts toward the middle of September to accent and prepare for Halloween through the month of October. I recall many years of treating this time casually, as

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A Time to Return

School attendance began in August for many in the country. Kids and adults now return to school in either August or September, because it’s part of the yearly calendar. But September was the month for returning to school all through my experience growing up. That

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A Growth Perspective

Remember when you were told at a younger age, to “grow up!” Depending on who said it, and in what attitude, you either listened intently or tried to dismiss the comment. Regardless of pervasive “growing up” comments in our past, it is time for growth

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Patriotism and Loyalty

Ours is a fairly new country when the age of the United States, as a nation, is compared with other countries. It’s true that our form of government is unique in the world, and most people still believe it is worth protecting and defending from

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Optimist or Pessimist?

We are halfway through 2022. It may be hard to believe. This year which had been “new” only a few months ago, is hastening toward its conclusion! It’s a time now to re-look at the year and evaluate where we are: goals achieved, tasks completed,

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A Day In History

May is the month of my birth. This year I mark the big 7-0. The day calls for some recognition I suppose; I intend to remind my kids (often), so they don’t forget! What days in your life are marked with celebrations, evaluations, memories, future

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Whatever Is True

When my children were still in Christian Elementary School, a scripture in the book of Philippians, in the New Testament of the Bible, became a centerpiece of learning and memorization. In the New Internationals Version (NIV) it reads: “… whatever is true, whatever is noble,

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