Wed. Oct. 13 A New Word: Plethora

Plethora |ˈpleθərə| noun ( a plethora of) an excess of (something) : a plethora of committees and subcommittees. • Medicine an excess of a bodily fluid, particularly blood. Being a writer, I naturally love words.  I learned a new word this weekend from the best redneck duck hunter I know, Todd Burnaman.    Todd is the …

Tues. Oct. 12 Stewardship

Stewardship: “The lazy man does not roast his game, but the diligent man prizes his possessions.” Proverbs 12:27 NIV Stewardship is about the wise use of the resources God has placed in our hands and heart.  Stewardship is the result of humility and gratitude. Traveling to the Third (Developing) World has taught me so much …

Mon. Oct. 3 Cool and Dry in Dry Creek

Thoughts on Priorities My current word to live by is actually two words:  the I-words:   Influence and Impact.   I want my life to influence the world in a wide ripple effect of God’s grace.  I want the impact of what I do and who I am to go deep into the lives of others.   This …

Fri. Oct. 1 "October is a month to spend Outside."

Proverbs for the day:  Listen my son to your father’s instruction and do not forsake your mother’s teaching. Proverbs 1:8   Good advice for any age. A white flash streaks across the northern horizon. A falling star to start the day. Lord, thank you for this gift. “We often don’t think of them we think of …

Wed. Sept. 29

MP3 ASb Chapter 1 with MacLeod’s Farewll 9 29 10 Today’s Alexandria Town Talk has a nice article about yesterday’s visit to LeCompte: http://www.thetowntalk.com/article/20100929/NEWS01/9290339/1002/Dry-Creek-author-inspires-children-to-writ The following story is from my fourth book, Hearts across the Water. The Miller Oak The best time to plant a tree is twenty years ago. The next best time is …

Mon. Sept. 27 Paying Attention

Notes from Sunday:    “If we have the correct view of Christ, everything else will line up.”  -Garrett Greene   Colossians 1:19 Paying Attention: “Be sure you know the condition of your flocks, give careful attention to your herds.”  -Proverbs 27:23 It’s important to pay attention to the things that really matter in our lives.  The …