Morning Prayer | Morning 5

It’s Sunday morning. As I look back on the past week, my heart is filled with gratitude. I am thankful for my family and my friends. I’m so grateful for my wife, Sweet T. The people in my life make life truly worth living. I’m also grateful for God’s steadfast love and faithfulness. He has […]

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Listening to the Ocean’s Roar

Listening is a critical life skill. I’ve often heard it said the Lord gave us two ears and one mouth for a reason. We should spend twice as much time listening as we do speaking. Listening involves more than hearing. I can hear something without paying much attention. Listening requires greater intentionality. In music, skillful […]

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Faith, Food, & Family

Coming back home to look after my Mom while she recovers from her fall has brought up a lot of old, faded memories. Being in the place where I grew up naturally lends itself to reflection and reminiscing. Marshall, Texas is where my childhood memories live. Marshall is where I got my first paying job […]

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Aging Gracefully

Growing old is not for the faint of heart. In developed countries, like America and many European nations, people are living longer.  Aging brings with it burdens of unanswered questions, unexpected injuries, and debilitating illness. According to the Family Caregiver Alliance, families are responsible for providing 80% of the long-term care for their aging relatives. […]

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More Gratitude, More Kindness

The world could stand some more kindness. Our world would benefit from more gratitude. Gratitude and kindness have preoccupied my mind the past few days. In the past week, God has shown me many things to be grateful for and revealed to me numerous acts of kindness. Last Thursday, I had the opportunity to share […]

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