One does not have to look very hard to find humorous things all around. Continue reading Funny Things
I am aware of two renowned F.B. Meyer’s in this world. One was a well known English pastor from the 19th century. The other F.B. Meyer is a world renowned neuro surgeon at Mayo Clinic in the early 21st century who is operating on me in a week-and-a-half. One was a surgeon of the soul. The other is a surgeon of the brain.
I’ve had some good and interesting teachers in my years on this earth. In fourth grade Mrs. Podolak was a great teacher and I the class pet…the only time that ever happened. Funny how that correlation usually works. The place was Jackson School, Atlantic, Iowa, in 1974.
Many of you have been asking for specifics on how best to pray for our family in these interesting days. Karla and I sat down tonight and came up with eight. Continue reading Specific Prayer Requests and our Rochester Schedule
We scheduled the surgery for the second week of February so that we might have time to process all the info thrown at us in recent months. We needed some time to think about it all.
Someone asked me to post the content of my prayer Wednesday morning before the State House of Representatives…I think so that they might compare it with the recent inaugural prayers. Keep in mind that I was told it was to be short and mindful of the fact that people from many different faith traditions would be represented there. Oh yes, and I was also instructed to avoid political issues.
One good thing about a recession is that hardly any one is paying capital gains taxes because hardly anyone is making money. However, I must say that I had much by way of capitol gains on this particular Wednesday morning. State House Representative Jodi Tymeson from Winterset asked me to do the prayer for the opening sessions of the Legislature on Wednesday morning, both for the House and the Senate. I gladly accepted.