Rainbow over Rotorua – A Tribute to Billy Graham

Rainbow over Rotorua – A Tribute to Billy Graham

And life went on… The day I heard of Billy Graham’s passing, I was vacationing in Rotorua, New Zealand—half a world away from Charlotte, North Carolina. While to me it seemed the world’s spiritual temperature dropped considerably, people in my vicinity scurried...
One Final Round

One Final Round

The last enemy that will be destroyed is death. (I Corinthians 15:26) Whether it is golf, boxing, exercise, or even life itself, the final round can be a brutal but welcome event. I’ve never boxed, but I have played golf. Whether it was a great day of incredibly lucky...
Life Happens in an Instant

Life Happens in an Instant

Man is like a breath; His days are like a passing shadow. (Psalm 144:4, NKJV) Life happens in an instant — one way this moment, then completely different in the next. We define “instant” as a quick or very short moment of time. That instantaneous moment involves the...
Life is Fragile – Live it with Urgency

Life is Fragile – Live it with Urgency

When I began writing this, my siblings and I were considering different Hospice options for our mother. Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease almost twelve years earlier, it appeared she would soon be ushered into her Savior’s presence. Two months later, in the stillness...
Perhaps Today, Dad

Perhaps Today, Dad

Billy died when he was eleven years old. Affectionately known as Billy, he was an active little boy. Growing up on a farm in the south Saskatchewan prairies of Canada held countless adventures–miles of open prairie to explore, prairie gophers to hunt, cows to...