Music: Yesterday and today
Music: Yesterday and today
From a stake driven into the center of the front yard, a rusty chain snaked its way between tall weeds to find its final destination: a dark hole under the sagging front porch.
I was visiting with a prospect recently and invited him to church. I told him I was beginning a sermon series entitled “Fourth and Long: Hard Core Faith for Perilous Times,” from the book of Habakkuk.
“Habakkuk,” he replied, “I’m not familiar with that one.”
The best analysis I’ve seen anywhere about Donald Trump, Hillary and her Democrats and the hapless Republican Party comes — wait for it — from a Georgetown University professor writing in Politico Magazine
Next week’s presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton could determine the outcome of the election.
It happened many years ago when my toddler niece, Nicole, grabbed a gold hoop earring dangling from my ear and gave it a good yank which ripped my pierced ear. When huge, heavy earrings made their debut in the 1990s, I was wore the biggest, heaviest ones I could find.
The area on Lake Peachtree we now call Drake Field has a neat history well before that day it was so named.
There’s been a bit of controversy about a number of professional athletes who have decided to sit or kneel during the National Anthem instead of standing in respect. Their example has filtered down into some high school and middle school athletic events.
The bedtime routine had been well planned by yours truly. Guaranteed not to fail. Round up kids, quick bathroom stop, then kids in bedroom, read story, lights out, and kids go to sleep. Well planned, guaranteed, and simple. Then stillness of quiet would once again descend upon our house.
It’s true. It’s a worn-out cliché, but it’s true. “Time flies when you’re having fun.” And I can honestly say I have been having great fun for the past 30 and back still to 40 years. And I plan to continue to have fun serving the Lord and His people.
Every now and again secular progressives rip off their mask and tell conservatives what they really think of them.
Election year politics generates much rhetoric and confusion. And the media often adds its spin. But, fortunately, there are some books around that deal with reality and can cut through the nonsense.
I am a Baby Boomer who grew up with Time magazine. From before I was born it arrived at our home every week. We were subscribers, and I devoured every issue. Time was solid — carefully researched and cogently written. When I read the magazine I was educated, not indoctrinated.
Internet access is foundational in today’s economy. Lack of access can grind business to a halt and hobble critical services including health care, transportation and education.
Since the beginning of our Southerner/Yankee union, I have kept a list of places that Tink should visit in order to fully experience the glorious South.