Whomping

The greatest discovery in my junior high years was the top of the steeple in the Aberdeen church.  Not only did you feel like Indiana Jones while climbing the wooden ladders to the top, but the ladder led to a flat roof.  Through a hatch you could be on a flat roof, at least 30…

Doesn’t Match

Heard someone on radio say that is like trying to put a Band-Aid over a bullet hole.  While that may be a graphic image, it reminded me of a couple times where the help may not have fit perfectly. Dad was always looking for projects and heard about making a table with the base made…

Best Christmas Tree Ever

My first teaching job was in a sixth grade class that had, well, let’s say an interesting collection of personalities.  Great kids, full of life and energy, sometimes in excess.  When Christmas season came about, they kept asking when I was going to get a tree up in the classroom. Being my first year of…

Ambivalent

In my travels I have seen a lot of churches.  I realized that I’m ambivalent to church buildings.  Now I’m not ambivalent to what churches DO, but I’m ambivalent to the building. I’ve heard people say that they LOVE their church building.  Now I get loving what the church does – care for us in…