- My House of Cards.
Mom was very old school as a Methodist minister’s wife.
- What Deer?
It is a matter of trying not to throw-up as you heave the animal into the back of your pickup.
- My Principal Honor.
I had no idea that the Lord had something waiting for me all that time.
- But, I’m Not the Preacher.
You can keep saying no, but in the end God leads you places you never expected.
- A Kick in the Rear by God.
A good kick in the rear can teach many lessons.
- Coffee Anyone?
The center dipped down to the pedals,….. so my skirt wouldn’t fly up while riding.
- Is That Lizard Smiling?
There is no reason to fear. He’s smiling, right?
- Sitting Too Close to the Preacher.
You sat down front because you were a preachers kid and dad wanted to keep an eye on you.
- Mirror, Mirror, On the wall…
In the end, vanity was his undoing. It was man versus bird, a GIANT BIRD.
- Momma is Listening.
My little sister and I grew up with an electronic device listening and monitoring our every move.
- Just a Big Fish Story.
I spent much of my childhood looking for outdoor adventures.
- God’s Sense of Humor.
I was taught that God will pardon my sins. I’m also hoping God has a good sense of humor.
- The Other Side of Death.
On such a beautiful day with the deep blue sky and billowy clouds, I wasn’t prepared for that scene of tragedy.
- The Valentine Secret.
Sneaky and unpredictable were two words no one would have ever applied to my mother.
- Call Me Chuck.
Chuck the cat thought he was in charge. His curiosity nearly cost him 8 of his 9 lives.
- It’s Creeping in Our Bedroom.
What was that noise?….It’s the middle of the night. What has crept into our bedroom?
- A Fowl Christmas.
We’d all settled in, on that dark Christmas night…
- The Christmas Miracle.
He wasn’t much of a dog to look at. He knew a lot of tricks but was rather bull-headed and refused to do any of them for us.
- Too Big To Turn Down!
There is a thin line between stupid and fearless, sometimes.
- Killer Porta-Potty!
Have you ever been somehwere so nasty that the “ick” factor made you gag? Did your best friend help you through it?
- Don’t Make Me Come Down There!
The preachers kid is an expert in non-verbal communication. Unfortunately, the signals may be ignored and disaster results…..painfully.
- Run For Your Life!
There’s a fine line between running for your life and outright panic. I always seemed to be doing one or the other.
- Facing Mortality.
Covid-19 made me face my own possible death. I’d always been able to avoid facing my own mortality.
- What happened to You?
I am Alive.
- Graduation Day!
It was later reported that my wife’s exact words were “Where in the… %^)*_&$… is John?” She was very eloquent on special occasions.