EVEN BIG BEN CAN’T MATCH GOD’S TIMING

EVEN BIG BEN CAN’T MATCH GOD’S TIMING

“I’ll gladly pay you Tuesday for a hamburger today,” declares Popeye’s sidekick Wimpy on the long-running cartoon. An endearing rascal, Wimpy offers the transaction knowing full well there’s no way he’ll foot the bill since he never...
CHOOSING FAITH OVER FEAR

CHOOSING FAITH OVER FEAR

It started with a nice piece of fudge, sans nut. I hadn’t known Elizabeth long enough to know if she could eat them. Earlier in the day, Eugene and I headed to Temecula’s Old Town for a play date. One of our favorite stops is a candy shop with some...
THE WORD

THE WORD

We were sitting on the patio. As the adults were enjoying their Sunday morning gathering in the living room, Ellowynn, Christopher and I were huddled under the umbrella as we took on that week’s lesson on New Creation. It was certainly apropos as Easter was...
REJOICING IN THE REAL MAXIMUM SECURITY

REJOICING IN THE REAL MAXIMUM SECURITY

With thunderous power, the three-year old thoroughbred slogged through mud to finish first, earning him an elite award in the horse racing world. Maximum Security was the toast of the town-for a matter of moments. In a dramatic display not seen since the 1960s,...
GETTING PRUNED TO THE ROOTS

GETTING PRUNED TO THE ROOTS

Like much of the foliage in our area, abundant rain has transformed a bush near our front door into a self-contained jungle. But in recent weeks, it was no longer contained as its vibrant leaves encroached the walkway, slapping me in the face every time I passed by....