There is a business in our town that has a patriotic themed building. Among the decorations is a banner with the following: God bless America, stand beside her and guide her. Had to wait at the light near this business today and began thinking about that sign. The first thing that struck me was the … Continue reading God Guide Us
Based in Portland, Oregon Above the Golden State is a band that I recently discovered. The band is Michael Watson on lead vocals and guitars, keyboardist Tim Aylward and Brook Mosser on drums. They describe themselves as West Coast pop/rock.
Saying that I'm a pessimist is probably an understatement. Instead of seeing the glass as half empty or half full I see it as almost gone. I have been working on being more positive lately. It is just a very hard thing for me. Last weeks was one of those weeks where everything just seemed … Continue reading Attitudes
Universal health care has become a very controversial topic. Those who support universal health care insist that it is a basic right for all citizens. Those who oppose universal health care are described as uncaring and uniformed. I have even read of a supposed government email address for reporting "fishy" email and posts about universal … Continue reading Calm Down
While working on this week's Bible study lesson on the Atonement I began thinking about the Nature of God. There are some people that have the view of God that he is this detached being out there some where who is just waiting for us to mess up so he can zap us. While other … Continue reading Thoughts on the Atonement
Tuesday's trade with the Astros brings catcher Ivan "Pudge" Rodriguez back to the Texas Rangers. The Rangers let Pudge go after the 2002 choosing to keep the wrong Rodriguez. At the time the Rangers let Pudge go so that they could afford to keep short stop Alex Rodriguez aka Pay-rod. In his absence from the … Continue reading Welcome Home Pudge
Another shot I took on our last trip to St. Augustine beach. Check out The Sky Watch Blog.