Don’t Skip

Don’t Skip Last night, church was painful. No, I don’t mean the Bible class was poor – Tommy Blewett did a fine job covering 2 John and moving to 3 John. No, I don’t mean the fellowship was poor – It was great to see my fellow brothers and sisters. I mean I was not […]

When Your Child Plays Ball

When Your Child Plays Ball Wilson, my younger son, played his first baseball game of the season last night. The Botetourt Mudcats – as his team is known – got off to an impressive start, defeating their rivals by ten runs. Wil only got to bat once, and, unfortunately, he struck out – but, there’s […]

Ten Reminders from a Tent

Then Reminds from a Tent My boys love the outdoors – hunting and fishing and playing sports. And, they love to camp. A few years ago, Tammy’s parents bought both boys tents for their birthday. Shortly after Wil received his tent, he and I took off with a group of Cub Scouts for a weekend […]

Come Out from Among Them

Come Out from Among Them “Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world” (James 1:27). As I wrote yesterday, far too many Christians become influenced by the world. Like metal left outside begins to rust […]

The Lift Chair

The Life Chair When I first started using the pool at Carilion Wellness Botetourt, I went down and up the steps like a “normal” person. As my dystonia progressed, I noticed that I needed to climb up and down the ladder (I couldn’t do steps easily, but I could do the ladder – go figure). […]