Not a Lazy Man’s Book

For close to 30 years I’ve had an early morning routine of reading, journaling, prayer and contemplation.  It is my go-to disposition, my place of mindful and spiritual repose. The Christian bible has been the centerpiece of that morning feast most of that time.  One...
Before Christ Could Talk

Before Christ Could Talk

I love words. I’m a word guy. I enjoy reading them, writing them and pondering them. I can get lost in them and be quite content spending time with a well crafted collection of them. But I’ve noticed something lately about words. They seem to be losing their value....

Beautifully Off-Key

I visited a church recently.  As the service began, I quickly became annoyed by the woman right behind me.  It was her singing – which sounded like an alien whale sipping on a vinegar slushy.  And it was right in my ear.  I really don’t know if she was...

Bits and Bridles Make Lousy Leaders

Growing up in Kentucky I was no stranger to horses. Probably the most essential gear for riding a horse is the bit and bridle. Horses will do their own thing unless they are ridden with a bit and bridle. Unless your horse is named Mr. Ed, it’s very difficult to have a...