Ye ole personal site has been quiet of late, much work on several Brazilian projects. But you may assuage your grief with my newest Corollaries segment here, highlighting items about the letter to the Philippians, among other subjects.
The Fellowship Room may get moved off the WordPress hosting service, to our own. Advantages are no ads, plus use of plugins (like a Bible highlighter). The big disadvantage is getting the Fellows moved over. Continue reading →
I’m posting this longish review here on my Walking with God site because the spiritual life is often messy, disorganized and, yes, lazy. Or the best word might be “neglected.” The Bullet Journal can help here, too, and can help unify one’s life, work, and service to God. So give the article a good read.
There was not a single day that I did not consult and follow the notebook during the first month of using the Bullet Journal. That must be some sort of record for me. I usually tire or feel cramped by organizational systems or PIMs. I did not with this one. Maybe I’m just getting more mature, who knows, but I do chalk up the flexibility of the system to helping hold my attention. Continue reading →
At least, it is most of the time. This trip has been spent more with family, however, for several reasons, among them, my parents’ 60 wedding anniversary.
The photo is of me teaching and reporting at the Acton congregation in Michie TN, last Wednesday, May 6.
It had been a while since we’d been to Acton, so it was good to catch up with them. We also enjoyed some time with long-time friends Nor and Linda Hagy, spending that night with them before going to Henderson the next day to see our kids.
Nor told us he had been appointed an elder in the congregation, as well as having left his job for semi-retirement. He continues to serve as treasurer.
Leila and her roommate Emili came to Acton for my report, since the congregation is about 45 minutes from FHU. They also went back to Nor and Linda’s home with us and visited a while before returning to campus.
I’m at the gate in São Paulo waiting for the call to board, headed to Salvador for the year’s big event for the northeast. I ask prayer for a safe trip and that my two lessons and discussion classes will edify the brethren and encourage any non-Christians who might happen to be present. Pray too that I hold up well under some fierce temperatures. Continue reading →