Invitations are powerful. Especially if your name is on it. If someone throws out a general invitation to anyone with free time, you can take it or leave it. But if your name shows up on a printed invitation, you take it more seriously. If it is engraved, or hand written in calligraphy or something, … More INVITE WEEK


Advent is awesome – it gives us a season to anticipate Christmas and keeps my heart in tune with the real reason for our celebration. But Easter is another matter. I feel shorted and I am a little bitter about it. There is no Easter music station to tune into. We don’t get Easter music … More JOURNEY to EASTER


Tis the season for whipping ourselves into shape. Christmas is over. And now folks are turning over a new leaf and making tall claims on how they will better themselves in the coming year. We are determined to be more disciplined; physically, spiritually, relationally. Kudos to that. Not to be a pessimist but I think … More “Whapahh!”

New job, new year

(yes, I know it’s New Years Day, but let’s pretend I posted it yesterday) It’s still December.  And I usually enjoy my Christmas ambiance a bit longer. I kind of have a rule about getting everything down before Elvis’s birthday. Not because I’m a fan but when he died, I discovered we share the same … More New job, new year

Fun with Flags

When I was small, my father called me a chatterbox on occasion. I wasn’t sure what it meant but I don’t think it was a compliment. Just to be sure, I looked it up. According to the dictionary, it is a person who talks at length about trivial matters. Ok, that might be true. Yikes, … More Fun with Flags