A Divine Sing-along

“Dear Jesus, thank you for mommy and daddy and thank you for everything… …and thank you for singing with us today.” The words caught me totally off-guard.  Thank you for singing with us today. Spoken innocently, but sincerely.  Heartfelt and genuine.  And with full conviction.  Jesus sang with us today. I had just finished a … [Read more…]

“Goal” Post – The Year in Review

Well, 2013 is in its final, waning hours.  The year that for many of my friends was truly an “unlucky” 13th is poised to bid us a not-so-fond farewell.  We stand on the threshold of a shiny new year, a clean slate of 365 days that stretches before us with promises of new beginnings, renewed … [Read more…]

Be the One

Several years ago, I was given a book entitled 212: The Extra Degree.  The basic premise is the following: At 211º water is hot. At 212º, it boils. And with boiling water, comes steam. And steam can power a locomotive. The one extra degree makes the difference. This simple analogy reflects the ultimate definition of … [Read more…]