Monthly Archives: September 2009

Parable of the Japanese Shrine

While reading “Here Comes Everybody”, I came across an illustration that I believe is more useful as a parable. Think about it. The Ise Shrine, a Shinto shrine in Ise, Japan, has occupied its current site for over thirteen hundred … Continue reading

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Garden Surprise

In a recent visit to Biltmore Estate gardens, Melissa and I enjoyed taking pictures of the beautiful flowers. The flowers were varied and sometimes spectacularly beautiful. As we walked through the garden I was able to capture a picture of … Continue reading

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Deep in the Heart of Texas

Miracles never cease. Today it was cloudy and cool with occasional showers. The high temp was around 76. I cannot remember experiencing this kind of weather in Abilene in September. I think they are getting a needed blessing after experiencing … Continue reading

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Special Birthday Celebration

Last week, oldest daughter Melissa and I visited Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC. The trip was a belated gift for her 40th birthday on April 28. The estate was spectacular but the best part was being with Melissa and sharing … Continue reading

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It’s a Birthday

Today is Meredith’ s 11th birthday. She is having a sleep-over. They went to the movies and enjoyed a fire in the fire pit. I made her a scooter to use to transport her pets around. Meredith is a wonderful … Continue reading

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