Mound Visits, 3/5/19

My mother is 90 years old, lives in the same house she’s been living in since the mid- ’60’s. She quilts, cooks, feeds birds, works puzzles, watches 3-4 college basketball games each week, drives herself to church and reads novels. We are thankful! There’s a lesson here… “The years wrinkles our skin, but lack of […]

Mound Visits, 3/4/19

The following lines were found on a cellar wall in Cologne which was destroyed by bombing during WW ll: “I believe in the sun, even when it’s not shining. I believe in love, even when I don’t feel it. I believe in God, even when He is silent.” Keith Madison SCORE International

Mound Visits, 3/1/19

“God does not die on the day when we cease to believe in a personal deity, but we die on the day when our lives cease to be illuminated by the steady radiance…the source of which is beyond reason.” (Dag Hammarskjold) “The Son is the radiance of God’s glory and the exact representation of His […]

Mound Visits, 2/28/19

Perhaps the most important decision each of us will make this morning is…”what attitude will we choose today?” Attitude is a choice. In my personal experience, if I choose to be positive, I will feel better and those around me will feel better. If I choose a negative/cynical attitude, I will be miserable and those […]

Mound Visits, 2/27/19

“Keep a clear eye toward’s life’s end. Do not forget your purpose and destiny as God’s Creature. What you are in His sight is what you are and nothing more…” (Francis of Assisi) “Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of […]

Mound Visits, 2/25/19

For a friend who is beginning a new project (and for all of us)… “A ship in harbor is safe–but that is not what ships are made for.” (John A. Shedd) “Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the Lord your God goes with you; He will never […]

Mound Visits, 2/23/19

My grandfather used to say that many people are like hogs under an oak tree. The pigs eat the acorns on the ground every day but never look up to see where they came from. “The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of His hands.” (Psalm. 19:1) Keith Madison SCORE […]

Mound Visits, 2/22/19

My prayer this morning: “Lord, guard my heart, guard my mind, guard my tongue.” “A man’s language is an unerring index of his nature.” (Laurence Binyon) “The good person out of the good treasure of his heart produces good, and the evil person out of his evil treasure produces evil, for out of the abundance […]

Mound Visits, 2/21/19

“In daily life we must see that it is not happiness that makes us grateful, but gratefulness that makes us happy.” (Unknown) Fill in the blanks, please. I am grateful for: 1. ________ 2. ________ 3. ________ 4. “Thanks be to God for His indescribable Gift.” (2 Corinthians 9:15) Keith Madison SCORE International