Officially, winter hasn’t arrived. But, it’s getting close. During winter – the coldest season of the year in temperate climates, the days are short and the nights are long, with days lengthening as the season progresses after the solstice.
Coming-up, my boyhood friend, Amos, Amos Jennings, was an enigma, wrapped-up in an ambiguity and sealed by a riddle. He either had a screw loose or heard a different drum… perhaps a good bit of both.
Today, I was thinking about the celebrities who passed away this year. Many were entertainers who, for me, will be forever connected to my childhood and adolescence.
When I talk to folks and tell them about the Caneyville church of Christ, there may be some who wonder about the church of Christ and the principles for which it stands. Those who are not familiar with the church revealed in Scripture (Rom. 16:16) generally have many questions.
I remember watching Larry Hagman as J. R.
As a child, I heard my grandparents, parents, and teachers talk about the attack on Pearl Harbor much like my grandchildren hear about the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. December 7, 1941, was a devastating day for the United States.
The passing parade: Still I hear the echo’s from the hills. Neighbors said Loshie Russet slept with blue jeans on backwards for contraceptive purposes. She probably didn’t want another baby. Folks avowed she let little J.B. nurse clear on through his first year of school.
I have found that living in an era of so much information has raised my expectation for complete information in my day-to-day life to unrealistic levels. I find that I’m not as quick on my feet as I used to be. It’s as if I’m waiting for more information before I act or react. That predicament
Often we find folks who justify their sinful behavior by saying, “I am not bothering anyone.” This excuse may sound thoughtful, but it is not.
Sunday night November 18 was the 2012 American Music Awards. A performance by Usher kicked off what I assumed to be a bunch of songs I didn’t know or would speed through. One interesting fact, this was the 40th Anniversary of the awards show created by the late Dick Clark.