Take Heart: Hope Series #4

A Place to Stand by Samuel Hall is a true story about a family who experienced hard times in the Oklahoma Panhandle of the 1950’s. Claire, Elmer, and their three boys persist through drought, storm, freeloading relatives, and the grief of tremendous loss. After her...

Taking Inventory

Honest accounting is imperative when taking inventory for a business. How much has been sold? How much has been given away through marketing efforts? How much has been lost through theft or damage? And how much product needs to be sold or given away to make room for...

The Prodigal’s Father

We hear a lot of references to the prodigal son. How the Father longed for him to return, watching for him day after day with unrelenting love and devotion. It doesn’t matter whether we’ve literally rejected God and run away from home or not; we understand because...

Cutting People Off

My hydrangeas didn’t produce many blooms this year because I pruned them at the wrong time (You’re supposed to cut the branches at the end of their bloom cycle in the fall). Five bushes managed a total of five flowers all summer. My mammoth white bush did a little...