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Forgetting Jesus

It’s the day after Easter, also known as the beginning of the months where everyone gets sucked into forgetting about Jesus. Until Christmas, of course, when he is born again, and we start the new year hoping we remember Jesus more than last year. I was challenged at the end of last year by Pastor John Nix.…

On Being Weird Al Yankovic

I have two children that aren’t driving so I spend a good bit of time dropping off and picking up. A long time ago the rule was “my car, my radio”, keep your hands off. But the battle has been ugly and now the kids let me listen to my music when it pleases them.…

My Dad

My dad wasn’t a big roll model in my life. For the most part he was absent. When he was present, he was more of a buddy than a dad or even a father. Until today, I’ve been able to accept him has a friend but the mere thought of him as my father brought a flood…

Power Lines

We inherited some high tension power lines when we bought our house and land. They run through the field behind the house. The field is ours but the power lines aren’t. My electrician friend works for TVA so he let me know that the two shorter towers are Memphis LGW’s and the third is his…not his, TVA’s.…

Not Stranded

I spotted her on the far left shoulder of the interstate just as a I merged into the right lane. A rather large, woman in a nice dress standing up as she moved the spare tire from underside of the rear of her van. Fortunately for her the rain had let up but the clouds…