Finding hope and joy in Santa Fe.
June 25, 2019
WHAT KIND OF EVENT DOES THE FOLLOWING REMIND YOU OF: A small group of a dozen men meeting for two hours on a Saturday morning. Ages range from 40-something to almost 90. Singing gustily along with a three-piece band. Eating an excellent breakfast from a Mexican menu. Listening to a guest speaker share how his … More “Finding hope and joy in Santa Fe.”
Jessica Eubank: an Inspiration.
November 9, 2018
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • Cerebral palsy. • The danger of driving. • Frustration. • When things seem hopeless. • The car that changed Jessica’s life.
Now and then I hear of a heart-warming story that is truly inspirational. This story was written from the perspective of Jessica’s mom who I know rather well. Here … More “Jessica Eubank: an Inspiration.”
Helping someone to hope – in Mexico
June 12, 2018
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • The Good Samaritan story in brief. • A modern-day example of helping someone not like us.
One of my favorite stories of Jesus is the Good Samaritan. A man was beaten and left for dead in a pitiless desert on the way to Jericho. Two leaders of the Jewish church … More “Helping someone to hope – in Mexico”
Opioid users…..The life of an addict
December 29, 2017
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • An overdose in Memphis, captured on video. • Terrible opioid statistics in USA. • One couple’s story: addicted for almost 50 years. • Rehab – is it possible?
This blog falls in the category of Health and Hiking . My other two blog categories are Science and Energy, and Inspiration … More “Opioid users…..The life of an addict”
Lessons from Las Vegas shooter – Stephen Paddock
October 6, 2017
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • Who was Stephen Paddock really? • Alarming suicide and gun statistics in USA. • A lesson from Australia. • A lesson from the Las Vegas shooter.
Woops! Part 3 of the climate change series is still coming (sorry for the delay). The next series is on Inspiration and Hope, although … More “Lessons from Las Vegas shooter – Stephen Paddock”
Lean on me ~ a song of hope
August 1, 2017
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • Video of the song Lean On Me (3 mins). • We all need hope. • Hope can come to us from other people. • We can do something tangible to help another person. • Hot new kind of jewelry
Just to clarify: each of my blogs centers on one of … More “Lean on me ~ a song of hope”
Back pain hope: How Mary got her life back. Part 2 of 3.
April 11, 2017
BACK PAIN HOPE – WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • Cement injection into fractured disc. • The darkness. • Spiritual resource. • Laser Spine Institute.
BACKGROUND. This is Part 2 of a long story about hopes built and crushed. My goal is to chronicle the account of one remarkable woman’s faith and enduring persistence through a … More “Back pain hope: How Mary got her life back. Part 2 of 3.”
Hope in back pain: how Mary got her life back. Part 1 of 3.
March 5, 2017
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • Car wreck that leads to back pain • Back pain after surgeries • Back pain after tripping on a dog • Toward depression
This story is long, and therefore in three parts, each about one week apart. The person called Mary is close to me and I know her story … More “Hope in back pain: how Mary got her life back. Part 1 of 3.”
A No Carb diet and a truly alive personality.
March 9, 2013
Karen is one of the most truly alive persons I know. First of all, she is positive, engaging, and interested in you. She laughs easily and is a good conversationalist. I can attest to her dancing prowess as she glides across the floor to The Tennessee Waltz. Karen publishes a magazine called (surprise) Truly Alive. … More “A No Carb diet and a truly alive personality.”
When prayers are answered: a baby from Arkansas
February 8, 2013
One day last week I received four requests for prayer……all of them urgent and desperate situations. All came on the same day and all from folks that I know personally. When a prayer request is serious I get on my knees and pray as diligently as I can. In simple words I ask that God … More “When prayers are answered: a baby from Arkansas”