Oh, to witness the end product of some of the most extravagant costume pieces, to hear the sound of the rhythm drum as it calls to all members of the backline consisting of cow bells, base drums and brass instruments to become in sync and make the most melodious music this side of heaven. A lot of people only see the beauty and splendor as members dance and entertain them in the streets, but may never really know what it takes or understand why they love it so much.
Resolve to make yourself a better person by making the world a better place.
He walked in 20 minutes late to Sunday School. I know because we walked in 10 minutes late and flustered. And not for any good reason. Just late. Our life is not exactly super together right now. That’s not good when you are supposed to be the Sunday School leader. Thank God, truly, for friends… Read More
I found a lump in my breast, a hard little mass about the size of a pecan. Examining it in the shower I had one of those stutter-step moments. The kind where your heart stands still while your mind races ahead. Is it cancer? What am I going to do? I do not feel like… Read More
I woke up and there it was – a rainbow, a promise of God’s love. I felt the tears sliding down my face as I had a quiet moment of worship and thanksgiving. I could feel God’s kiss from heaven, surely as if He was standing there holding me in His arms. It had been… Read More
As I grow older, I increasingly appreciate the finer things in life; the things that you only experience when you are fully present; things that you can’t buy, per se, but are there anyway. This realization is one of the most valuable ones of recent. And as I grow in years and in personality, I… Read More