I am so excited. And that doesn’t happen often. Yesterday I got this photo of a male, Vermillion Flycatcher in flight. The new camera Phyllis bought me is amazing. Just before the sun dropped behind the small mountain that shades our home, Phyllis grabbed her binoculars, I strapped on my camera, we jumped in our
Jun 27 2017
We love living in the Texas Hill Country and getting up before the sun does. While the day is barely breaking and still darkish, we put on our walking shoes and begin our day. Usually we get to enjoy hearing one of God’s tiny friends singing. This morning I took this photo of a happy male
Jun 20 2017
This past week a young doctor friend, fresh out of medical school and a third-year resident, drove all the way to our home in the Hill Country to tell us about his fascinating vision. If his vision actually works, it will change the lives of millions of America’s poorest citizens. “often visions, even good and
May 19 2017
This week, patriotic Americans across the country celebrate Armed Forces Day on Saturday, May 20. First observed on May 20, 1950 to honor Americans serving in the five U.S. military branches, it’s always on the third Saturday in May as a climax to Armed Forces Week. A few months ago I was commissioned to paint
May 18 2017
Is being patient merely being lazy? Is saying we’re waiting on God no more than an excuse for irresponsible living? Throughout the Bible believers are called to wait patiently on the Lord. But there is a big difference between godly and ungodly patience. Sometime patience is ungodly. How can you tell the difference? Our Lord
May 15 2017
He stepped up to the microphone to deliver his first talk in our sophomore speech class. His body turned to jelly. His eyes closed. He dropped to the floor. He shocked all of us. According to the 2016 study by the National Institute of Mental Health, most Americans fear speaking in front of a crowd
May 09 2017
Pain will certainly make you bitter or better. What’s it doing to you? Don’t waste your pain. Give it purpose. Make your pain, problem, or heartache work for you not against you. In Philip Yancey’s helpful book, Pain: The Gift Nobody Wants, he reminds us that pain and suffering have meaning if viewed properly.
May 04 2017
If practical-minded, caring professionals like pediatric nurse Yudith Cruz are so passionate in their recommendation of Healthy Faith, wouldn’t you like to know why? It doesn’t cost to look inside and see for yourself – HEALTHY FAITH.
May 02 2017