Testimonials

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L.I.S.T.E.N.

L.I.S.T.E.N.

Christmas 2022 is past, and so are its carols, unless you plan to observe the holiday with the Orthodox Church on January 7. The carol Do You Hear What I Hear? raises a marvellous question for us to reflect upon as we start 2023. To hear what you hear, I must give my...
Twelve Thousand Feet Above the Titanic

Twelve Thousand Feet Above the Titanic

You are about to read a tale that has never been told before. In 1996 Rose Dawson Calvert boarded the Titanic research ship that was twelve thousand feet above the wreckage of the sunken passenger ship. Rose joined the crew on the ship because they identified her as...
Get Intentional About Really Living

Get Intentional About Really Living

Your experience with inferiority may be similar to Greg Murtha’s experience. He was the co-founder of Halftime Institute in Dallas Texas with Bob Buford. As Chief Connections Officer, he would rub shoulders with many important and famous people, which for most of us...
Escaping Hurricane Ian and Then Helping

Escaping Hurricane Ian and Then Helping

My wife and I escaped Hurricane Ian on September 28. No, we were not on the southern portion of Florida’s peninsula. We live on the Panhandle between Destin and Panama City Beach. We had tracked the weather forecasts for a week and were not certain what direction the...
Camping, Family Reunions, and Sightseeing

Camping, Family Reunions, and Sightseeing

I recommend camping as a rewarding way to attend a family reunion and get in some sightseeing. My wife and I drove to Henderson Harbor, New York and back August 1-10 for a family reunion. We camped in the summer heat and some rain with a new Coleman Sundome®...
Wherever Crawdads Might Sing

Wherever Crawdads Might Sing

Have you tramped through a marsh recently? Kya Clark, lead character in Where the Crawdads Sing, tramped through a North Carolina coastal marsh at Barkley Cove. She lived in the marsh, looked like a tramp to town folks, and so, they labeled her the Marsh Girl. Tate...
Two Rolling Stones on the Road

Two Rolling Stones on the Road

Have you taken a long road trip recently in your car, truck, or RV? Where did you go? What were the gasoline prices? Were there enough electric vehicle rechargers? Were you pleased with the hotels or campsites? Did you visit family and friends? What historical sites,...
God’s Mysterious Workings

God’s Mysterious Workings

Have you walked down memory lane recently? I did when my wife and I visited east Tennessee. I introduced my wife to the area and a few of my friends from my days at Maryville College. We also visited a friend from Maine who lives in Knoxville with his family. A visit...
The Most Important Invasion in History

The Most Important Invasion in History

The Russian invasion of Ukraine is headline news these days, but do you know about a previous Russian invasion during World War II? Russia invaded Finland twice during that great war. The first invasion was in the winter of 1939-1940 and the second one was from 1941...