Category Archive for: ‘Spiritual Growth’

  • Planting Crops #1

    In the last post called “Tending the Garden,” we discussed the fact that you are the master gardener or your mind.  It is up to you to ‘plant’ the right crops in order to get the harvest that you want.  If you’ve not read it …

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  • First Class Part 2!

    . . . If you haven’t read the beginning of this story, click here: First Class!
    I got out of my seat and approached the first-class flight attendant who was in the front galley.  I spoke very quietly so that my words would not be heard …

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  • First Class Part 1!

    (I shared this with some friends recently.  Hope you enjoy it!)
    Generosity – Proverbs 11:25 – A generous man will prosper; he who refreshes others will himself be refreshed.
    April 3, 2005
    Flight to Providence, RI
    Today I was upgraded to first class because of my medallion status.  Nice …

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  • What If HE Heard Them All!

    A few months ago, my bonus-daughter Callie spent the night.  The next morning around 7:00 a.m. one of her best friends, Natalie, brought her 8-week old daughter Berkeley over for Callie to take care of while Natalie was at work.  This was the first time …

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  • A Life Well Lived!

    This past weekend, my wife and I attended a Celebration of Life service in honor of a man named Donald Reid Houston, Sr.
    I never had the opportunity to meet Donald, but we are very good friends with his daughter, Rhonda Thompson, and her husband John,  …

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  • All The Right Tools!

    Recently, I had dinner with a person who I’ve known for over 20 years.  As a matter of fact, I’ve known her since the day she was born.  I love this person…
    During the time prior to our conversation, she had had experienced two of the …

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  • Telephone Poles, Birds, & Eternity

    Have you ever thought about just how long eternity is really going to be?
    Years ago, on a Friday morning, a very dear friend of mine named Doug Moran told me something that I’ve never forgotten.  We were standing in our church’s parking lot.  It was …

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  • A “Heavenly” Perspective

    I get a lot of comments from people who read my blog about how I weave God into many of my stories.  It seems that the majority of people enjoy it and that it helps them see God in different parts of their everyday lives …

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