Category Archives: Hard times

All I can do is trust Him

About a month ago Diane and I were in Aldi’s grocery store and we watched a girl put a big, handwritten pink sign in the meat department.  When she walked away I went over and looked and it said “Chicken … Continue reading

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Celebrating before the final victory

Sunday after the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Ottawa Senators 7-0, the Ottawa coach said, “We know they’re a better team. Everybody knows that on the planet. They’re the Stanley Cup champions. They’re the best team in the league. That’s no … Continue reading

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He thinks God is mean

Someone was talking to me the other day about their child.  They said that their kid thinks God is mean.  The first thing that went through my mind was, “Sometimes I feel that way, too.”  The second thing that went … Continue reading

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There’s a certain cat who I’d like to teach a lesson

There’s a white cat with splashes of black on it that hangs around in our front yard in the summers looking to get itself a bird.  We have several feeders and lots of birds.  I saw the cat this morning.  … Continue reading

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Facebook knows everything about you

There’s a news article (real news) on CNBC’s web site about Facebook illegally selling advertisers information about people on Facebook.  Contrary to the agreement terms, they are selling advertisers information about teenagers’ emotional state.  Nearly all of you who are … Continue reading

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The deal you get when you follow Jesus

I am a bargain shopper.  I always get the sale items, use coupons, and so on.  Yesterday I went to a local grocery store to pick up a few things.  There was a buy one get one free deal on … Continue reading

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In five years…

I sent an email to someone this morning recalling some time we spent together 5-7 years ago.  A lot has happened in our lives the last 5-7 years.  And I am always aware that a lot will happen in the … Continue reading

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