Monday Morning Blues

Monday Morning Blues It’s Monday – that most dreaded day of the week. The weekend is over. The fun is over. It’s time to head back to work. Many headed back to work today with a sense of dread. Maybe they stayed up late last night watching the Super Bowl (congrats, Peyton – I’ve been […]

Praying When You Suffer, Part Two

Praying When You Suffer (Part Two) “When life is easy, pray. When life is hard pray.” “Pray hardest when it is hardest to pray.” Yesterday, I wrote about how we can pray when life is difficult using the ACTS acronym (Adoration, Confession, Thanksgiving, and Supplication) – Even in the midst of suffering, we Adore the […]

Learning to Pray

Learning to Pray I’ve often been asked to pray for people. I don’t ever remember leaving Dick Anderson’s home without his saying, “Preach, have prayer before you go.” (I was always simply “Preach” to Dick). When I talked with my grandmother, she would typically tell me, “Say a little prayer for Mamaw.” I’ve been asked […]

The Funeral

The Funeral I attended a funeral this morning for a gentleman I thoroughly enjoyed knowing. Richard Anderson loved to eat – he always went through the line first at our church fellowships. Dick, as I always knew him, loved flying and was rebuilding a World War II-era plane at the time of his death – […]