Although I am not Irish, there is something about the “Irish Goodbye” that appeals to me. No one knows where the saying “Irish Goodbye” comes from, but it is in reference to leaving without saying goodbye. Regardless of where the saying comes from, the thought of sneaking out quietly has always appealed to me.
This week marked the end of the 2015 tax season and unless you filed an extension you have paid your taxes for the year. Taxes are just a part of living in a civilized world. If you want things like schools, roads, and public infrastructure then taxes are a just part of life. Continue reading
This last week we had something happen that only happens once every four years, leap day. Leap day is mans response to the fact that there is really no real good way to make an accurate calendar. Since the beginning of time, humanity has tried to find a good way keep track of days and seasons. Continue reading
Happy New Year! It is my prayer that you would have a blessed 2016. As I was thinking about something to write about I was drawn to America’s fascination with transforming our lives. You don’t have to look far to see that we love transformation. There are countless television shows that highlight home remodeling, car restoration, and personal transformation. Even some that focus on being a better parent, cook, or person. Continue reading
I think we all like getting something new. As much fun as something new can be, there is often times more joy and satisfaction of making something new again.
The other day I was enjoying a late fall bike ride. I was just finishing up my ride when I noticed something shiny on the shoulder of the road, Continue reading
I was new to the faith when my pastor quoted Psalm 34:8 in a sermon, “Taste and see that Lord is good.” As soon as he said that I chuckled and said, “I wonder what God tastes like?” Continue reading
Have you ever heard someone say, “Lead, follow, or get out of my way.” This popular saying is often times attributed to George S. Patton and although he did say it, it is actually an old military saying that has been around for centuries. Continue reading