Category Archives: Animals

A Rose We Will Never Forget: Remembering the Life of Rose Ann Pierce

As I was preparing my talk for Grandma Rose’s funeral, the memories flooded my soul and the words kept coming and coming.  By the time I was done, I had a talk that was going to be way too long … Continue reading

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Go Where I Send Thee

Jonah 1 (NIV) 1 The word of the Lord came to Jonah son of Amittai: 2 “Go to the great city of Nineveh and preach against it, because its wickedness has come up before me.” 3 But Jonah ran away from the Lord and headed for Tarshish. He went down to … Continue reading

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Happy Easter, I Mean…Merry Christmas

Luke 2:8-15 (NIV) 8 And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. 9 An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. 10 But the … Continue reading

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I Didn’t See That Coming

2 Corinthians 9:8 (NIV) 8 And God is able to bless you abundantly, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work.   When the Israelites were in the desert, God fed … Continue reading

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Cowboy is His Name

Today I would like to share with you a poem that I wrote on Aug. 30th, 1994.  I think this was somewhat inspired by watching the movie 8 Seconds, which I thought was an amazing movie.  I grew up on … Continue reading

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Bosco’s Last Gift

Just two nights ago I heard the news.  Bosco, my wife’s family dog, had to be put to sleep.  It was hard news for everyone to hear.  Bosco had reached the point where he could no longer get up so … Continue reading

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Man that Contact Lens is Heavy

A couple of months ago, I came across the story of The Ant and the Contact Lens.  I thought it was great so I wanted to share it with all of you.   The Ant and the Contact Lens A … Continue reading

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