Posts from June 2018

Posts from June 2018

Grandma’s Bread Buns

Grandma Martin had the best buns! She made the most amazing bread rolls you could ever eat. Her buns were always offered at every meal. They were golden brown, yeasty, soft, sweet, and oh so comforting. Grandma’s buns were a perfect side, a perfect sandwich, or a perfect snack. Every time to this day, when I see or smell a bread roll, I remember my beloved grandmother.…

Good and Perfect Gifts

For as long as I can remember I have always loved baseball, and one of my fondest memories as a very small child was begging my Mom to go outside and pitch to me. And more often than not, she would stop what she was doing and pitch that ball to me for hours on end, and I would hit it with a borrowed bat that belonged to my older brothers. So you can imagine what joy I…

A Father’s Lesson

Today happens to be Father’s Day. Some people are blessed to have a Father who is doing well, and involved in their lives while others might have a completely different situation. Some people have been Fathers for a long time and some are relatively new to being a Father. Fatherhood is a blessing and I can’t help but to smile when my little one calls for “Daddy”. But what…

How do You View Your Money and Possessions?

Luke 16: 19-29 (ESV) “There was a rich man who was clothed in purple and fine linen and who feasted sumptuously every day. 20 And at his gate was laid a poor man named Lazarus, covered with sores, 21 who desired to be fed with what fell from the rich man’s table. Moreover, even the dogs came and licked his sores. 22 The poor man died and was carried by the angels to…

Five Things a Pencil Can Teach Us

Pencils are a simple tool. You sharpen the pencil so you can write or draw with it. It has an eraser to correct mistakes that you make with it but yet you can do a lot with it. I came across an idea that Paolo Coelha had shared in 2009 and I wanted to share some things that I gathered from it. There is a hand that directs the pencil: Just as a pencil, we only are able to…