Month: February 2010

In Honor of Jenny

About three weeks ago I became aware of a young thirty-one year old woman named Jenny Bizaillion. My nephew’s wife posted her name on FB and was requesting prayers for her. She had pneumonia which turned into sepsis.   Thousands…

Faith Under Pressure

Someone I love with all my heart is experiencing some of the worst trials of their lives and it’s breaking my heart. It is also causing me to do some serious looking within. I feel frustrated and helpless; I am…

Loving The Unknowns

The following article appeared in our local paper this past weekend. The story caught my attention and I couldn’t help reflecting on some of the young soldiers comments, especially “loving the unknowns”.  In our own ways we too love the unknowns,…

Sleepless Nights

Native American Honesty An American Indian, visiting his white neighbors, asked for a little tobacco, and one of them, having some loose tobacco in his pocket, gave him a handful. On the next day, the Native American came back, saying…

A Funny Old Duck

On my last post I said I would share some of the thoughts that the story of Eddie Rickenbacker sparked in my mind; of how others perceive us and how we perceive others. While living in California, you may recall…