Fleeting Riches and Overburdened Minds

If there is one absolute you can grasp upon, it is this: “Seasons come, seasons they fade away, but the Lord never changes. He is the runway lights in your turbulence. He is that strong gentle voice that your heart longs to hear when your flesh is plugging its ears.”–The Great Plains Poet I have […]

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Rainy Day Down Time

What does The Great Plains Poet do when he has some down time? He sits playfully under a giant moose. He breaks out some classic Christian fiction like The Robe, and fires up his playlist: “This New Season“. I pray you all are having your own Rainy Day Down Time with Jesus as well. Here’s […]

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There Is Magic At That Mountain

2 am…Two brothers are nestled in each of their twin sized beds wearing Spider-Man “jammies” and not sleeping a wink. Giggles and wide-eyed expressions are fixed upon the faces of two rambunctious boys staring at each other across the divide created by the nightstand, while soda pop and pure excitement takes hold of them. In […]

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Betcha Can’t Snatch This Coin Out Of My Hand!

Imagination. It is a wonderful gift the Lord imparts to us as children to dream out loud while bringing joy to all who partake. Kids seem to invent scenarios from out of the blue. Then, morph that original idea into something completely different. If you watch a child embark on a journey of imagination while […]

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Hammered By Joy

  Many years ago, I used to cheer for the San Francisco 49’ers. One of my favorite football players on that team was a guy named Ronnie Lott. Not only was he a great free safety with an illustrious career, but, boy could that guy hit. I mean he would line up wide receivers coming […]

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Jumping In The Pool With Zeal

Boy, nothing got me more elated as a child than the coming of summer and that delicious┬áthree-month break from school. Obviously, summer brings the axe on all those school deadlines and strictures; but most of all, the thing that whet my appetite for summer was: The City Pool. The pool was a place that a […]

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