I have a pastor buddy who gave me a book when I was just coming back to church after a 25-year absence. Apparently, I needed some help not being so judgmental; the book was called Balcony People by Joyce Landorf Heatherly. Here is how the book is described on Amazon: There are some people in […]

I made someone mad again. It seems that upsetting people is my super power! In my defense, though, nothing I ever say is mean-spirited, derogatory or untrue – and I did apologize. But I have a way of saying things that are what leadership gurus today would call “Emotionally Unintelligent.” I remember when I worked […]

I have a love-hate relationship with Facebook. One the one hand, I love having news feeds from my favorite sports teams, seeing funny memes from my military veteran pages, seeing all the animal videos, and keeping up with my friends and family. On the other hand, all the political crap is just outrageous and makes […]

An Open Letter to America – Dear America, What exactly did you think was going to happen? What did you think would happen to our nation when you embraced a so-called “sexual revolution” in the 60s? What did you think would happen when you kicked God, the Bible and prayer out of our public schools? […]

I often tell people that the difference between a Christian and a non-Christian is a Christian sins, but hates his/her sin, works hard not to sin, and goes to God when he/she does sin to ask for forgiveness. Non-Christians sin, too, but they don’t recognize it as sin and feel no need to go to […]

A friend of mine today was asking for advice on Facebook as to how she should deal with a toxic person in her life. My advice, as always, is love your enemies, pray for those who persecute you, and basically leave room for God’s justice because God’s justice is better than anything we could ever […]

In what seems like a lifetime ago, I served in the United States Army. I joined when I was 22 years old for a lot of reasons, but one of them was to defend my country against all enemies foreign and domestic. I remember a particular scene in Basic Training that was funny at the […]