The Adventurous Life

Do not pray for easy lives! Pray to be stronger men. Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for powers equal to your tasks. Then the doing of your work shall be no miracle, but you shall be a miracle. –Phillips Brooks. […]

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America’s Beauty: Atchafalaya Basin

The Atchafalaya Basin is the U.S.’s largest river swamp, containing almost one million acres of our nation’s most significant bottomland hardwoods, swamps, bayous, and back-water lakes. Here are photos of swampland. And here are some others of the wildlife found there. Here is the aerial […]

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Psalm 86

I like this Psalm. This is a prayer psalm. I would like to read it to my kids each day 🙂 Psalm 86 1Bow down thine ear, O LORD, hear me: for I am poor and needy.* 2Preserve my soul; for I am holy: O […]

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Celine Deon’s My Heart Will Go On

When Celine Deon begins to sing she takes command of the stage and then she takes command of the heart of those listening. She was a prodigy child with a passion and great talent to sing and then she was discovered. After years of practicing […]

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Best Books of Yesteryear

Former missionary, speaker and radio host Elizabeth Elliot once said you must only read the very best books because there are so many books out there and you don’t have time to waste. On the radio program, Family Life Today, on last Tuesday the 24th, […]

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Sunday School Lesson

This blog is for my couple dozen neices and nephews to give them encouragement in doing the right thing. Did you go to church today? (I’m talkin’ a Bible-believing, tell-the-truth church!) If you didn’t maybe you could sit in while we have a little Sunday […]

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The Game of Chess

When I was a kid I learned to play Checkers. But I didn’t think it was necessary or want to put forth the effort to learn Chess. I learned last night. My son, Benjamin, taught me.

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