Stand Up

  In our daily walk we God, we often do things that we do not want to do. Paul relates to this in the book of Romans. “For the good that I will to do, I do not do; but the evil I will not to do, that I practice. Now if I do what … More Stand Up

Huge Machines

There is a long road improvement project outside our neighborhood. The main road going to our street is blocked by a deep hole. While most pedestrians and drivers shake their heads in dismay over the traffic it causes, I stare in deep wonder at the construction work. Every time, this conversation happens: Adult Me: Oh … More Huge Machines


Any musical instrument needs the right kind of materials to sound right. A guitar needs to have the right kind of wood, strings and shape to achieve the sound of a guitar. A piano needs the right strings, tuning and materials to make the proper sound of a piano. The same goes with the flute, … More Foundations


I ended the year silently the way I started it. No big trips like last year because I wanted to do that next year. No big surprises because I think I’m too old to be surprised by anything wrapped in cardboard and paper. I just let the year slide down the way the sun sets, … More Found

Higher or Lower

There was once a kid in grade school who joined the queue to the computer laboratory. Patiently, he waited in line until the teacher told them to move. They walked along the hallway trying to bump each other and laughing about it. As most kids go, he was joking around with his classmates. They turned … More Higher or Lower