Category: Spiritual Growth

Bearing One Another’s Burden, Carrying Our Own Load

When are we supposed to help others, and when must we refrain? When should we ask for help and when should we refuse it? What if helping someone actually hinders him or her. What if helping them hurts continue here

When We Don’t Get What We Want

But I don’t want that!

What do you want?

Ice cream.

You can’t have ice cream for breakfast, you have to eat something healthy.

I don’t want something healthy, I want ice cream. I only like ice cream.

This is better for you.

I won’t eat it. I will only eat ice cream. I’d rather starve.

Just about every parent of a child older than three has had this conversation. What will you continue here

Listening to the Teller-Driver

Our little grandson loves to ride with Papa in the golf cart.  Part of the thrill is that he thinks he’s he’s in control. He likes to telland Papa where and when to turn. If he had his way, the rides would last much longer and go much further than they do.

Eventually though, Papa takes over and brings them home. But until the final decision is made, our grandson is in charge. He has designated himself read more here

The Savory Secret of Spring: Mudbugs

post308pic1aWhen these little beauties decide it is time to crawl out into the sunshine of spring they have no idea they are about to get swooped into the nets of fishermen, and wind up being the main attraction at a crawfish boil. And yet, here they are. Are you up for a tasty treat of steamed creek creatures?

In all seriousness, I wonder just how hungry the person was who first decided he, or she, would eat one of these little delights. How hungry would you have to be? The name alone is a bit continue here