My Dad Wasn’t Perfect

It has been brought to my attention that I seem to have elevated my father to sainthood since his death almost thirteen years ago. Dad was actually elevated to the status of a saint when he trusted in Christ alone to save his soul, sometime in the ’70s. Psalm 116:15 says “Precious in the sight… Continue reading My Dad Wasn’t Perfect

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Verses I Love: Isaiah 41:10

Today’s verse is Isaiah 41:10¬†Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness. When I was ten years old, my dad got melanoma. I was old enough… Continue reading Verses I Love: Isaiah 41:10


A Remembrance

Ten years ago today, my dad walked through Heaven’s gates. He actually saw Christ face to face! I’m not sure what it was like, but I will know someday because of God’s grace. That thought scares me a little, I admit. I cannot imagine with my meager human brain what that moment will be like.… Continue reading A Remembrance

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It Is Well

I thought I had posted this on my blog somewhere before, but I can’t seem to find it. I wrote it shortly after my dad’s sudden death and it was published in the Baptist Bread on December 28, 2009. I recently uncovered a photocopy of the article, which I’d placed in a zipper bag. I’m… Continue reading It Is Well

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Uncovering a Memory

If you read my blog, you know I love to read. It’s probably my favorite hobby. Sometimes, though, I can’t read because I know as soon as I sit down, I’ll doze off. (I hate that!) Yesterday, after church, I knew I’d better keep moving or I’d fall asleep. I’ve been meaning to organize my… Continue reading Uncovering a Memory