Month: October 2019

  • The Privileged Life: Driving

    “Oh, sing praises to the Lord…To Him who rides on the heaven of heavens, which were of old!” Psalm 68:32b-33a I’ve been driving for about 50 years. That’s a very long time behind the wheel. By the grace of God, I’ve had few fender-benders and none that involved any serious injuries over the years. I’ve driven sports cars, […]

  • The Privileged Life: The Appalachian Trail

    “I will lift up my eyes to the hills—from whence comes my help? My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth….The Lord shall preserve your going out and your coming in from this time forth, and even forevermore.” Psalm 121:1-2,8 In 1921, it was just a gleam in the eye of former forester and newspaper editor Benton MacKaye. But his vision—to create […]

  • The Privileged Life: Hunter’s Moon

    “When I consider Your heavens, the work of Your fingers, the moon and the stars, which You have ordained, what is man that You are mindful of him, and the son of man that You visit him?” Psalm 8:3-4 Moonlight has fascinated us since the world began–probably from the first moment Adam gazed up at God’s beautiful nightlight.  The […]

  • The Privileged Life: Autumn

    “The pastures are clothed with flocks; The valleys also are covered with grain; They shout for joy, they also sing.” Psalm 65:13   Finally—it’s fall, y’all! Finally, finally, after the oppressive heat that has plagued us in the South these past few weeks, scorching our yards and creating dust clouds, we’ve had some cool temperatures. Finally, pumpkins are starting […]

  • The Privileged Life: Infertility

    “…For I will turn their mourning to joy, will comfort them, and make them rejoice rather than sorrow.” Jeremiah 31:13 Today brings one of the harder blogs I’ll write. My goal, however, is encouragement…if you’ll hang in there with me to the end. This afternoon, I cleaned out our bluebird house–my dad’s handiwork and a […]