Category Archives: inspirational

Growing Older but Growing Stronger

The granddaughters came over to visit the other day while I was working out on my Total Gym.  Haley, who is 6, asked, “Papaw why don’t you just do pushups?”  Her older sister Avery who is 8 spoke up and … Continue reading

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Wherever You Are

Our granddaughters Avery and Haley came by the other day to play Hide and Seek.  Avery, who just turned 8 told me, “Pawpaw we are ready to play Hide and Seek.  And this time we aren’t going to fall for … Continue reading

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God Answers Prayers

I have had several conversations with different people over the last month or so about the concept of prayer.  One of the conversations was with an individual who respectfully stated that he saw no need for it and thought that … Continue reading

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Dialogue not a Debate

I played basketball at the park today for about an hour with a couple of guys in their early twenties. When we finished playing we talked for about 45 minutes. We started off talking about struggles and victories in basketball … Continue reading

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Praying For Others

I have various friends who are going through some difficult times right now. They could use some extra prayers. I know that when I have experienced tough seasons and difficult times, I have been strengthened by the prayers and kind … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day 2016

I hope you enjoy a Happy Father’s Day. I know I will. Most of the family will be coming over after church for some hotdogs and hamburgers. I am looking forward to having a very good day. I do have … Continue reading

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Firmly Rooted

I was driving through the neighborhood the other day and I saw a large tree that had been knocked over during a recent storm. The homeowner had already begun the task of cutting it into smaller pieces so that it … Continue reading

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