For the ones of us that have seen our earthly fathers go and be with the Lord we probably understand the magnitude that each one touched our life. I can remember my dad inspiring me with words of wisdom when I played sports, when I tried doing something new and when I was down and out.
In today’s fast-paced society and high-tech world, it seems that we can hardly go anywhere without the help of our GPS (Global Positioning System) or cellphone. There used to be a time that we used atlases or road maps to help us find our way.
Have you ever thought about how many people you place your trust in and not have a clue who they are? Have you ever stopped to think about material items you put your faith in and do not know how safe they are? Most of us do this every day.
As we come off celebrating Mother’s Day, ensure that you tell your mother you love her and appreciate everything she has ever done for you.
For those of us that only have memories of our mom, rejoice in the great times you had together on earth and look forward to the time of being reunited with her again in heaven.
For many Americans I believe the holiday of Memorial Day has become just another day that we do not have to work. For many it is the start of summer, a time for family cookouts, special events and possibly concerts.
As I was going through some of my files from years ago, I came across a hard copy of an email I received in 2011. This was the year I retired from the newspaper industry and as I re-read this email it struck me on how I had used my time over my years of life.
The older I get the more I realize the memories of days gone by. They are treasures and something that I will keep with me until the Lord calls me home. These cherished thoughts linger in my mind most days and I am sure that others of the same age I am and older, remember these times of the past also.
If you pay attention to the media, there isn’t a day that goes by that we aren’t told of news affecting our society. In this period of time it happens to be the outbreak of the coronavirus. It is amazing how this disease has drastically changed our way of living for the next few weeks, months, etc.