Don’t Live Looking Back

We made a quick trip to my husband’s childhood stomping grounds. Unfortunately it’s another family funeral. But as always along the way there are highlights of his youth and we talk about special places like the first place he killed a deer. Then there’s Ranger Hill. Always fun because it’s like a wind tunnel with signs to warn the driver of the current. Except they are now in the process of cutting back the grade of that hilly climb. It’s for safety but another childhood spot will be just a memory. Oh beloved, it’s a good thing we don’t have …

Stop and Rest

A friend of ours used to travel back and forth across the country as an evangelist. He and Danny were talking one day and he asked if he had ever seen the Grand Canyon. He told Danny that he had been through there many times, but never had the time to stop and look. Too busy traveling to stop and enjoy the scenery along the way. Even such a sight as the Grand Canyon couldn’t get him to take a short stop to see the treasure and beauty of God’s creation. We can be like that. We can get so busy …