Monthly Archives: April 2018
Granger – 4/24/18: YOU GONNA EAT ALL THAT?
“What on Earth is THAT mess?” Sparks always was such a sensitive soul. His six-three frame let him peer over my back gate. “Okay to enter? I didn’t want to be one of Biff’s snacks.” I interrupted typing ideas into my laptop long enough to cast a droll look at him. It would’ve qualified as … Continue reading
2nd Cup of Coffee for 4/16/18: MIGHT AS WELL FAITH THE FACTS
It is a thing of pleasure to listen to a masterful communicator. Our lead pastor is one. Yesterday morning’s message was a piece of a series, the theme of which is seeing Jesus for who He is, and working to follow in that understanding as authentically as possible. Studying in Luke 18, Pastor Brent ended … Continue reading
2nd Cup of Coffee, 4/12/18: IF THE GLOVE FITS
I was tired to begin with, so when I got Mom’s call I wasn’t very gracious. “You want to what? Today?” She’d been putting off going through my step-dad’s stuff, and I guess I’d gotten used to her kicking that particular cannister down the road. “I know, honey. It’s just that I’ve been delaying this … Continue reading
QTM for 4/11/18: 4 STEPS TO REAL, LIVE QUIET TIME OF YOUR OWN!
“What?” “Nothin’.” “No, really. I’ve been blathering on as if. Shutting up now, and listening. Can you help me understand what’s troubling you?” After a few seminal seconds, packed with meaning like a loaded baked potato, the startling answer came. “I, uh, don’t know how to do quiet time. I-un even know for sure … Continue reading
Granger: A CROSS-EYED LOOK AT THE WHOLE EASTER THING – 3/31/18
That early in the morning, I knew Jimmie’s Diner would be almost empty. That worked for me. I was in a mood. And I was almost right. Other than the cook in back, Peggy Sue was by herself. Solitude must be a comfortable friend if one intends to write. I enjoyed the closeness of the friends … Continue reading