Day 4 – Write It Down

My memory is not what it once was. I find myself writing everything down or adding things to my calendar to insure that it gets my attention. I’m not embarrassed by it either. Forgetfulness is just part of the package that we must contend with as a result of being afforded the gift of a…

Sunrise Sermon: Arms Wide Open

Ever have a bad day? I mean a really bad day? You know the kind of day I’m talking about — where so many things go wrong that this becomes your expectation. Before the day is even over, you just wish it would end. You’re frustrated and might even be tempted to cry. Bump that!…

Sunrise Sermon: My Promise

This morning I woke up with a sincerely grateful heart and a song in my head. If you’ve followed my blog for a while, you know that I hear music all day. I wrote about it back in March 2016 in a post entitled What’s Good? As I read through that post again this morning, I realized…

Sunrise Sermon: The Struggle is Real

The older I get, the wiser I become (in some cases). And maybe wise isn’t the right word. Perhaps it’s really aware. The older I get, the more aware I become. Actually, the word aware doesn’t really sum up my feelings adequately. The feeling I have is a mixture of intrigue and awareness, so if…

Reflect & Grow

Good Monday morning, friends! What a beautiful day the Lord has made! Let us rejoice and be glad today and every day. Yesterday I participated in a Twitter Chat for educators — something I hadn’t done in quite some time. I truly enjoy these opportunities to chat with educators from all over the globe about…

Sunny Disposition

I walked outside at 7:23 to report for duty on Inauguration Day. It was a dreary, damp morning, and there was a slight chill in the air. To my surprise, as I looked to the East, I saw this beautiful sunrise. The juxtaposition of these two contrasting views were a reminder of what this day…

What Do You See in 2017?

What God has for you is all yours, and no one can take what he gives to you. Keep that in mind as you pen your vision for 2017. If your Focus is on God and serving him, you won’t have time or energy to compete with others as you see them gaining worldly riches….