"Our Daily Bread: The Meaning of CHRISTMA$"

Hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving. Ours was great! We had a houseful of family, an abundance of delicious food and plenty to be thankful for this year. God has again bestowed blessing upon blessing on our family. Certainly there’s been some setbacks and trials, but with God’s help we’ve managed to come through …

"Today, Let's Put the 'Thanks" Back Into Thanksgiving"

“To speak gratitude is courteous and pleasant, to enact gratitude is generous and noble, but to live gratitude is to touch Heaven.”  ~Johannes A. Gaertner   Thanksgiving Day. A day reserved to express our gratitude for all that we have and the lives that we lead. A day to count our blessings and thank God for …

"It Was 20 Years Ago Today: My Mom Went Home"

Yesterday November 21st was the twentieth anniversary of my mother’s death. I can scarcely believe shes been gone that long. It certainly doesn’t feel like it. A year or two maybe but not twenty. Then I think of all that’s occurred since she’s been gone, all the things she was unable to be a part …

" What Happens in Vegas – Stays in Vegas"

  The brilliant lights of Las Vegas shimmer in the desert night like a cluster of stars stolen from the heavens and deposited here in the midst of the vast Mohave Desert. Like some grand mirage Vegas rises up from the desert sands illuminating the darkness, a beacon beckoning one and all to come taste …

"Rolling Stones Fantastic Geriatric Tour? You've Got to be Kidding?"

Believe it or not, in a few short months the Rolling Stones will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of their formation in 1962. Fifty years of rocking n’ rolling and acting obscene! Unbelievable! Their first U.S. single “Not Fade Away” released in 1964 is the perfect maxim for this group who refuses to fade away …