I Started a Riot in England

Something I said started a riot. The melee left me dumbfounded. Men and women picked up wooden chairs and hurled them across the aisles at one another. The conflict left me numb, as if an injection of strong Novocain had been administered to my brain. After all, this was a house of worship in England, … Continue reading I Started a Riot in England

When Walking Becomes Total Body Resistance Training

Vern and I speed walked and jogged this evening before sunset. At the end of the pavement, where our road becomes gravel, we turned for the mile walk home and within seconds a strong head wind transformed our activity into something more like total body resistance training. The more I stick to my exercise commitment, … Continue reading When Walking Becomes Total Body Resistance Training

Something That’s Been on My Heart

Tonight, I won't be talking about exercise. Don't worry! I'm not slacking; each time I rise from my chair, for the first ten steps or so I walk as though my legs are strapped to boards. My sore thigh and abdominal muscles testify that I've worked them pretty hard. Neither Vern nor I stretched out … Continue reading Something That’s Been on My Heart

I Don’t Care for Religion, but I Love God

I really don’t care for religion, but I love God and Jesus my Savior.Does this sound like a contradiction?By reading the Gospels one can easily see that Jesus wasn’t too thrilled with the way in which the teachers and enforcers of God’s Word performed their duties—They had become very religious.Those religious leaders were the caregivers … Continue reading I Don’t Care for Religion, but I Love God