Lessons from a Downcast Guy

This week, the Lord has been using scripture from Nehemiah to feed my spirit. I have been using our church’s scripture reading plan for my quiet time, since I myself am not attending Bible Study Fellowship, (like the Big Bison and the kids are). Nehemiah was the cup bearer to the King of Persia, in […]


Proverbs 2:1 Beware the Grim Reeker

We’ve got a lot of good stories in our family made up by my daughter (she of George, the Rabid Chicken fame.) And one relates to the Grim Reaper. One fall, probably near Halloween, she came across the image of the Grim Reaper. A ghastly, grim image he is. She was about 6 at the […]


Proverbs 1:7: For him (or her) who has ears…

Proverbs 1: 7 is the verse I’m going to focus on today, in this post. I’m going to take you down a little scriptural detour or two, but if you hang with me, I promise, I’ll circle back around to the wisdom found in this passage. I’m from West (by gosh) Virginia, and the West […]