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So, What Did You Think About The Sermon?

I recently read a post by Susan Barber called Hope for the Next Generation. Susan is a godly woman and teacher, and happens to be my kids favorite high school teacher. In her post, she said something that I think … Continue reading

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Building Mountains – A Truth Story

My name is Emily Harris, and I want to thank Scott for allowing me to say a few words about my truth story. I will say, he did a great job capturing the essence of my past struggles in only … Continue reading

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Eagles, The Outdoors, and Family Fun

Last weekend my family and I made our annual pilgrimage to see eagles in Guntersville, Alabama. Everyone had such a fun time. What a pleasant break from the icy weather thats been visiting the south this winter. I felt like … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Quotes

I hope everyone is doing well this time of the year. God bless all of you and thanks for reading these posts. Here is a short collection of what I simply call Thanksgiving Quotes. A good mixture of inspirational and … Continue reading

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Happy, Happy, Happy – A Book Review

Okay, I’m coming out of my duck blind (metaphorically, speaking). I’m not a duck hunter, but I’ve become a huge Duck Dynasty fan. I recently read Phil Robertson’s book, Happy, Happy, Happy, which answered some questions that always nagged me: … Continue reading

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Buying a Car For My Son

Buying a car is one of my least favorite things to do. Why won’t car dealers present a fair price in the first place? Why go through all the haggling and maneuvering? A few potential answers: Some people will pay … Continue reading

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Tim Hawkins in Montgomery

The family and I recently got to experience a live event in Montgomery Alabama with Tim Hawkins, the Christian comedian. If you are looking for some good, clean family-friendly entertainment, I would highly recommend Hawkin’s act. He may be a … Continue reading

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Thank You, Dad!

Last year I wrote a poem The Glory of Sons which is based on the Proverbs 17:6 passage. I did this to honor my dad. Now that I have my own children, I better understand the role my dad played … Continue reading

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Thanks, Mom!

I wish all of you mothers out in blogosphere a very happy Mother’s Day! I want to wish my own mom a happy Mother’s Day and say thanks for: praying for my life and my soul. loving and staying committed … Continue reading

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Family Time and a Southern Barbecue

One of my reasons for starting this blog is to encourage strong family bonds. My own family often comes together around a great meal. We actually put the electronic devices down for a few minutes and do this thing called … Continue reading

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Time to Go Fishing

Spring has arrived here in Georgia, and the weather is getting warmer each week. My son has already beat me to the lake and scored big time. During spring break he caught several largemouth bass and was able to spend … Continue reading

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The Bible – History Channel Series

I don’t know if any of you watched the first episode of The Bible on the History Channel last night. I thought it was great! It’s a 10-part series and will run through Easter. This is not a traditional documentary … Continue reading

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An Understanding of Hunting

In recent months my son and I have been chasing the ever elusive Whitetail Deer. The season has now closed, but turkey season and spring fishing are just around the corner. This is a heritage my father has passed on … Continue reading

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Preventive Maintenance

Over the years, my father and uncle taught me that a little preventative maintenance can go a long way with automobiles. Change the oil, check the fluids, keep the tires correctly inflated & rotated, replace the spark plugs, change the … Continue reading

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The Eagle Trip

Once again, our family traveled to Guntersville State Park to see the great Bald Eagle. We were able to see several eagles soaring overhead. This year, however, the nest we usually visit was empty–no adult eagles or eaglets. We did … Continue reading

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A Model of Loyalty

My family continues to mourn the loss of our little dog, Bonnie. About three weeks ago, I returned from lunch to find her sprawled out on the living room floor, half dead. In route to the vet, she passed away. … Continue reading

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A Great Day on the Silver Comet

My wife and I recently visited the Silver Comet trail. If you live near the Atlanta, Georgia area I highly recommend you trying this rail-to-trail bike trail. The trail is especially beautiful this time of year with the leaves changing … Continue reading

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Wisdom of Wolves

God has shown us that we can learn from His creation. So, what can we learn from a particular animal–the gray wolf? Whether you lead a team, a Sunday school class, discipleship group, a business or you are raising a … Continue reading

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The Pros and Cons of Purity

Recently, my daughter surprised me by asking me to buy her a purity ring. For those who don’t know, it’s a ring that states to the world that she wants to maintain her purity and save herself for her future … Continue reading

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Who’s Your Spiritual Daddy

I think back now on all the people who’ve had a hand in my spiritual growth. My parents, a close uncle, loving aunts, faithful friends. I think about Pastor Howle and his preaching between silly jokes and sobs. A Sunday … Continue reading

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