Raising Selfless Kids around the Holidays I’m unbelievably grateful for my kids. I waited for them. I prayed for them. While I couldn’t be any more grateful that they’re here, it’s important that they grow up understanding that they aren’t the center the universe. On a daily basis our family tries to model selfless giving and service to others. It only made sense when the holidays rolled around after our twin boys were born, that our new … [Read more] about Raising Selfless Kids around the Holidays
Musical Review “Night at the Hop” Auditions at The Talent Box Melinda Bass will hold auditions for Musical Review "Night at the Hop" at The Talent Box, a nonprofit community theatre, located in the Wills Point Visual and Performing Arts Centre, 105 N. 4th … [Read more] about Musical Review “Night at the Hop” Auditions at The Talent Box
DO IT – NOW DO IT BETTER by BeeFit Bob October and March are my two favorite months. Every April I start thinking about the October Brookshire's Hero 5K in Shreveport. In November I start thinking about March Brookshire's Fresh 5 in … [Read more] about Do It – Now, Do It Better
Family Matters – Praying for Your Adult Children Anybody who’s known me long knows I’m a huge believer in the power of prayer. God’s Word encourages us to “pray without ceasing” (1 Thessalonians 5:17) and urges us to “come boldly unto the throne of grace, … [Read more] about Family Matters: Praying for your Adult Children
We Gained a Daughter, Finally! Last Winter, when our oldest son TJ told us he was marrying the love of his life Sarah on November 10th near Austin, we said: “Well, maybe the weather will be ok.” After all, November in Central Texas is a total mystery. It … [Read more] about We Gained a Daughter, Finally!
Good times in the Land of Enchantment If you’ve been following my column the past few weeks, I mentioned that I was heading up to northern New Mexico for my annual mule deer hunt with my friend David Williams who owns and operates Hunters Supply with his … [Read more] about Good times in the Land of Enchantment
Camellias Woo in Winter When chilly temperatures arrive, many summer-blooming plants wave goodbye. Now is when the camellias begin to bloom. All summer long, they have waited patiently. Their beautiful dark background unnoticed behind colorful summer flowers. … [Read more] about Camellias Woo in Winter
Family Matters: Praying for your preacher Sunday, my husband performed his first wedding ceremony for a non-family member. A friend we’ve known for over 20 years was tying the knot. Knowing that Doug had officiated at one of our son’s wedding a couple of … [Read more] about Family Matters: Praying for your preacher
We May Lose an American Icon A few days ago, Lori asked if I had a suit for our son’s wedding. I checked my closet and found that although I have a dozen or so sport coats, I no longer own a suit, even though I preach all across the country. It is just easier … [Read more] about We May Lose an American Icon
Fun Fall! An old outdoors writer one wrote that his health was always better in the fall. I have thankfully been blessed with good health throughout my life. I must agree though, I always do feel better with the onset of cooler weather. Maybe it’s the fact … [Read more] about Fun Fall!