Monthly Archives: November 2013

Post-Thanksgiving Reality Sets In

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Black Friday and Me – a cautionary tale on apprehension

[This post first appeared last December.] *** Black Friday holds no attraction for me, no allure, no batting eyelashes drawing me to the stores. I went to the mall on Black Friday. A Question Never Before Posed to Me Late … Continue reading

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What On Earth Do I Have To Be Thankful For?

I am writing this post the week before Thanksgiving, but I already know what I’m thankful for (and perhaps you can let me know what you are thankful for in the comments). Here’s my short list: My Savior. My wife, our … Continue reading

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Enjoying The Thanksgiving Lamb

Lots of people like to have turkey on Thanksgiving. I’ve decided to focus on the Thanksgiving Lamb. If you offer an animal from the flock as a fellowship offering to the Lord, you are to offer a male or female … Continue reading

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Why I Am Not A Princess

I’m not one for beauty pageants, but I’d like you to meet Angelica Galindez, winner of the title Miss Philippines Water 2014 in this year’s Miss Philippines Earth USA pageant. Notice anything that might set her apart from most pageant … Continue reading

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Does God Have Too Many Friends?

Friends affect our brains. Not just our thoughts, but our actual brains. There’s a correlation between the size of a person’s social network and the size of portions of that person’s brain. Live Science reported on a recent study about friendships … Continue reading

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Sunday Celebrations

Today is my wife’s birthday. It’s also my daughter’s birthday. No they aren’t the same age. Anyone else know of a parent/child shared birthday?

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Thanksgiving Vacation

As I walked out of chambers this evening I reminded my clerk I would be gone for the next week. “Have a nice Thanksgiving,” she said. “You too. See you in December,” I replied. Then a song ran through my … Continue reading

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Bible Abuse – a quote to remember

Citing the Bible does not make something Biblical. Sarah Beals Joy-Filled Days ***

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Figuring Out God’s Plan

[From the archives.] *** Job 42:10 – “After Job had prayed for his friends, the Lord restored his fortunes” That verse jumped out at me last night. Job had gone through immense hardship at Satan’s hand, worse than most of … Continue reading

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