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A Good Word on Our Sojourn

A Good Word on Our Sojourn

(ROCKWALL, TX — February 12, 2018) What is a sojourn?  I know what a journey is.  It’s going from here to there, arriving.  Anticipation is involved; planning.  The journey may…

Finding Our Calling

Finding Our Calling

(ROCKWALL, TX — February 9, 2018) When the phenomenon known as American Idol returns to the airwaves in March, hopeful contestants from across the country will set themselves up for…

25 Years of Love

25 Years of Love

(ROCKWALL, TX — February 8, 2018) A few months ago my wife’s boss had a birthday and invited us to her celebration. It was my busy time of the year…

Keep Ringing the Doorbell

Keep Ringing the Doorbell

(ROCKWALL, TX — February 5, 2018) How difficult do you find it to have a relationship with someone who isn’t there…or doesn’t appear to be there; isn’t responding back to…

Poetry by Debbie Harris

Poetry by Debbie Harris

Like A Deer Upon High Ground The Lord God is my strength, and he will make my feet like hinds feet upon my high places. Habakkuk 3:19 (KJV) The Lord…

Blessings

Blessings

(ROCKWALL, TX — January 29, 2018) Folks often ask me why I say “bless” so often.  I even have a plaque a friend gave me that says, “Bless”.  I suppose…

Living Lamentators

Living Lamentators

(ROCKWALL, TX — January 22, 2018) Have you heard of the weeping prophet, Jeremiah?  I suppose since I heard back from so many self-described Pollyannas last week, that I should…

Cribs and Coffins

Cribs and Coffins

(ROCKWALL, TX — January 8, 2018) I told someone last week that one of the greatest gifts you can give your children is to make your own funeral arrangements!  Some…

Words of Wisdom for the New Year

Words of Wisdom for the New Year

(ROCKWALL, TX — January 5, 2018) In the handful of days before New Year’s, I’ve written a novel, taken up fly-fishing, and I’m presently becoming an elk hunter. Yes, that’s…

God’s Purpose in Dementia and Melancholia

God’s Purpose in Dementia and Melancholia

(ROCKWALL, TX — January 1, 2018) Mary, Joseph, and the Baby Jesus are all put away.  Even the Santa Clauses, snowmen, silk poinsettias and greenery are stowed ‘til after Thanksgiving…