My Constant Temptation (is to just check out)

My constant temptation is to simply check out. Cash it in, retire, unplug, disconnect, disappear into the Smoky Mountains with Melissa and a Bible and have no idea who becomes President in the next election. The troubled state of the world, our unsettled country and divisions within my denomination make me sad. Not mad, justContinue reading “My Constant Temptation (is to just check out)”

A Place to Stand as the Holidays Near

My constant temptation is to simply check out. Cash it in, retire, unplug, disconnect, disappear into the Smoky Mountains with Melissa and a Bible and have no idea who becomes President in the next election. The troubled state of the world, our unsettled country and divisions within my denomination make me sad. Not mad, justContinue reading “A Place to Stand as the Holidays Near”

Ten Pre-Thanksgiving Hacks (2019 Edition)

  1) Make everyone stay at the table for a full hour.  Set a timer.  No one leaves. No one.  And not a bit of dessert or a sip of coffee for forty-five minutes. 2) No phones at the table. None. If you look at your phone, it goes in the turkey carcass with theContinue reading “Ten Pre-Thanksgiving Hacks (2019 Edition)”