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...