Posts from 2015

Posts from 2015

Building up…

One of the things that I tire of in political seasons is the constant criticizing and tearing down that goes on between candidates, especially in the Presidential race. People often ask why there is so much of this negativism and ‘dirt’ in politics… and the answer I hear most often is, “Because it is effective.” Tearing down of the other guy, whether it is the truth or…

When We are ‘Old and Grey’

As I read this Psalm the other day, I thought about myself and other’s who ‘qualify’ to be included in close association with these verses… O God, You have taught me from my youth,  And I still declare Your wondrous deeds. 
And even when I am old and gray, O God, do not forsake me,
 Until I declare Your strength to this generation,
 Your power to all who are to come.
~…

Mr. Katz was right

1969. Belton Missouri. I was in the Air Force stationed at Richards-Gebaur Air base, just outside Kansas City. Peggy and I lived in a small trailer in a cozy trailer park about a mile from the base. There was a little old man that lived across the street from us named Mr. Katz. He was a friendly guy who always greeted us with a wave and a smile. One afternoon as he was…