ModranskiCare

Today I came up with a new health care reform – We’ll keep the current funding system with these changes in qualifications – Let’s see how many votes I can get: 1. Anyone gainfully employed at least 30 hours per week in a job that doesn’t provide health insurance...

Does anyone care?

I have to vent again. So, here it is. And again, while I feel as though I can’t say this outloud to anyone, I almost hope someone reads, hears and acts. Why do people think they are the only one who gets hurt? When you are hurt, but won’t...

Time to Quit?

Why does it hurt so bad when someone decides they’d prefer to go to another church? I’m really just excited they want to attend anywhere and are ready to hear about Christ. But after someone attends our church and then changes their mind, my body aches, my head spins,...

Life is sometimes hard

Today I was thinking about investing time in people . . . I’m grateful for those who grow and stick by us. But even with those who are there for us, it always amazes me at how hurt I feel when those I’ve invested time in (even prayer time)...

Christmas

Sometimes it amazes me how many people have shaped my Christmas and the traditions that surround it. In some cases these folks didn’t intentionally begin traditions. Most don’t even know that we have a tradition that reminds us of them. Thanks to my mom and dad I can’t imagine...

Things I See in November 2009

Things I See There are things I see that make me wonder why . . . Words that I wrote in 1995 when within days two young men I knew were killed in unrelated tragedies. These two young men lost their lives to accidents . . . one in...

Beautiful Mess ~ The Story of Diamond Rio with Tom Roland

From all the years of struggling to make it in the industry, through the years of success and on to the difficulties of their last five years, this book shares it all. The six members of Diamond Rio share with Tom Roland the individual journeys that brought them together...

Casino Gambling in Ohio (and everywhere)

I wasn’t sure what to share in our church newsletter this month, but I just saw the poll on the news concerning the upcoming election. The latest poll has 59% of Ohioans in support of Casinos coming into our state. The commercials are finally convincing people, and the opposition...

Fearless by Max Lucado

I’ve always said that Max Lucado has a knack for saying things I already know in a way that makes me feel as though I’ve never heard it before. He’s gifted at making me look at old truths in a new way and this book is no different. I...

Touch These Ones I Love, Lord – LYRICS

I’m surrounded by a sea of pain a host of hurting lives Overwhelmed by all the suffering I feel helpless and unwise Lord, I’m ready for a miracle, I want to see your face Reveal to us your majesty, your glory and your grace CHORUS Touch these ones I...