Parable of the Cast Iron Skillet

[caption id="attachment_906" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Just like a cast iron skillet being seasoned, you may be going through the fire right now. But in time, those fires will prepare you to make something wonderful![/caption] Being from small-town Mississippi, I have had many, many, MANY meals prepared in a cast iron skillet…

MOVE On

[caption id="attachment_996" align="aligncenter" width="588" caption="2010 is here. Time to move on!"][/caption] 2010. The beginning of the second decade of the 21st century. Time moves on. God moves on. So must we. "Forgetting those things that are behind me, and reaching forth to those things that are before, I press toward…

HANDLED

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="433" caption="Dont worry -- Were all in Gods Hands."][/caption] If it seems like the past seven days in the world have been more troubled than usual, it's probably because it has been. Just read, look at or listen to the news media. Nuclear weapons testing in Iran.…

9/11: A Day of Forgiveness

NOTE: I wrote the following as we approached the fourth anniversary of the September 11 terror attacks. My vision at the time was to launch a National Forgiveness Movement, with 9/11 becoming a National Day of Forgiveness. A website was created called Forgivethem.org (for those of you who have noticed…

Ramadan Kareem!

To our Muslim friends who read this blog, Ramadan Kareem. And if you are a Christian or other faith tradition, here's a challenge: take a few minutes to study up on the month of Ramadan, a month-long Islamic holiday of fasting and spiritual renewal. Or go out on a limb and .…
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