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I was born in New Jersey, transplanted to Texas, got my first job (McDonalds) in Pennsylvania, started preaching in Missouri, married my best friend in Arkansas, became an author in Illinois and now I’m an online motivator of happy thoughts! It’s been a crazy ride!

Window Watching 2

I stood before my window. The early spring sunrise was blindingly bright.

I listened to the sounds of the morning. Only two were prominent, the whir of the freezer motor behind me and the constant rhythm of the living room clock.

I considered the human experience and I thought about the impact we have had on God’s serene creation. From the constant noise of Continue reading Window Watching 2

Seedless Watermelon

Fresh fruit! The best! Recently, I stopped at a local fruit stand to get some peaches. Off to the side, I noticed several watermelons laying in a wagon of hay. I asked the man if he had any that were seedless. He pointed to the small, dark green ones and I picked out the largest.

Later, at home, my anticipation of the sweet, convenient thrill of SEEDLESS watermelon drew me to the counter. I reached for a large knife and the initial cut made that wonderful popping sound as the Continue reading Seedless Watermelon