April 24, 2015
Heart-to-Heart with an Atheist – When she asked me what I did, I said I was retired from being a petroleum engineer who studied fracking for 25 years. I gave her my card which says Weed and Water in bold letters. She asked what this was about, and when I told her she laughed….. I … More “Heart-to-Heart with an Atheist”
April 8, 2015
The Power of Faith – I attended a church service with almost 2000 other people on Easter Sunday. During the sermon, little mention was made about the resurrection of Jesus which surprised me. After all, when Jesus was resurrected, that single fact energized a new spiritual movement which eventually spread over the known world.
March 25, 2015
My house flooded – I arrived back from an outstanding Arizona vacation at 8 pm. My ground floor was flooded ….. from a leak in the icemaker water line in the refrigerator (the water-ice filter just broke in two). Although my feelings were numb, I was driven to mop up all the water – and … More “My house flooded in Albuquerque! What’s the takeaway?”
March 1, 2015
An Arizona Winter – While eastern USA was in a deep freeze (lowest February temperature on record), the Gray Nomad was hiking Arizona where the average temp was 70F. Got some great pics! Also learned a deep spiritual lesson while out there, see Post-Script below.
INSERT: My new book Weed and Water is now out … More “Arizona in Winter! Awesome Hikes Toward Heaven”
February 5, 2015
A Heart Warming Story of Hope – This is a modern-day story about a pre-teenage boy who never knew his father, and whose mother was a drug addict. When she was incarcerated, the boy lived with his grandmother. But then she died. The complete story, which takes place in Independence, Kansas, is an inspiring tale … More “A Heart-Warming Story of Hope + a God Intervention”
January 26, 2015
Here is a story about gratitude, and it appears in the Book of Luke, chapter 17. The story has some implications that got my attention. To summarize: • Ten lepers called out to Jesus, “Take pity on us.” • Jesus responded, “Go show yourself to the priests to confirm you are healed.” As they went … More “The Benefits of Gratitude”
January 19, 2015
Anxiety treatment – An Astonishing Alternative – About three years ago, I had an atrial fibrillation (AFib) while in California. My heart rate was 120 beats per minute for two days and a night. I knew this was dangerous, as it can induce stroke. I flew back to ABQ to see my heart doctor. He … More “Anxiety treatment – An Astonishing Alternative”
December 19, 2014
Every once in a while I learn of an occasion when God talks with someone, in an audible voice. Here is a vivid example.
A nursing home was being closed by the state. A lady I shall call Gwen was called to assess some residents of the home, to see if they could be … More “God’s Voice – Hearing it for Real”