Category Archives: patience

Who Do You Represent

A while back I found some big “Driftwood Baptist Church” magnets in the pastor’s office at the church.  I decided to put one on the side of my car and do some free advertising for the church.  I have to … Continue reading

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The Flowers of the Field

  I met the other men at the church early this morning and we had a “work day” on the property.   We got a lot done and the men have things looking real nice.  We mowed, trimmed weeds, and cleared … Continue reading

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Wait Training and Staying in Line

I was stuck in downtown Buda the other day waiting on a train.  And I was waiting and waiting and waiting.  The railroad crossing arms were down, the lights were flashing and traffic was backed up for a couple of … Continue reading

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Raising Them Right

My daughter  was over with her two girls Avery and Haley the other day and needless to say, it was a good day.  It is always a good day whenever any of our kids or grandkids visit.  They are all … Continue reading

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How’s Your Religion?

I had a very interesting conversation with someone I met in a parking lot this week about their journey of faith.  They shared with me how as a young person they had been so hurt and disillusioned by the actions of … Continue reading

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Learning A Lot in My Chaplaincy Training

My chaplaincy training is going well. I have been blessed with a great instructor and I am working with some wonderful chaplains and fellow students.  The program is very enjoyable and educational.  During our classroom activities this week, we explored … Continue reading

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Healing and Growing a Little at a Time

For my devotional reading today, I read Mark 8:22-26.  It details for us Jesus healing a blind man.  This particular healing by Christ is differs from others mentioned in the gospels.  This one is progressive in nature rather than instantaneous.  … Continue reading

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