Mound Visits, 9/8/20

If I am desperate and need help, where do I go? Do I go to the White House, Congress, my state capital or my county courthouse? “I lift up my eyes to the mountains— where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth. He will not […]

Mound Visits, 9/7/20

Years ago a friend, who is not a believer, had just returned from winning the College World Series. The excitement was intense and thrilling…for about one day. He told me later the first several weeks following he felt empty and unfulfilled. His accomplishment , the best you can do at that level, was done in […]

Mound Visits, 9/2/20

“Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.” ‭‭(Psalms‬ ‭23:4‬) A few things I’ve learned about valleys in a Bible Study I’m involved in: We all walk through valleys. Everyone is either in a valley, about to […]

Mound Visits, 9/1/20

In his courageous battle with cancer, legendary basketball coach Jim Valvano passionately said, “Don’t give up. Don’t ever give up.” We are in a battle. It’s called spiritual warfare. You don’t have to look hard to see that scenario being played out right in front of us on our TV screens. Our peace won’t come […]

Mound Visits, 8/28/20

Good morning! Announcement With schedules changing I have decided to do the Virtual Mound Visit on Zoom once per month. I will not do one today and will start the monthly “Visits” in late September. God doesn’t waste trials, heartbreak, losses and even pandemics to direct each of our lives toward His good purpose. The […]

Mound Visits, 8/26/20

It’s easy to like a person who possesses both confidence and humility. These rare individuals usually lead in a way so that everyone wins. They are open to feedback and have a realistic view of themselves. They stay grounded and possess an attitude of gratitude. “There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow […]

Mound Visits, 8/24/20

During the pandemic, this is what I’ve seen in our society: fear, anger, and a lack of direction. As Bob Dylan says in “Like a Rolling Stone,” we seem to have “no direction home.” Our people and our leadership at all levels can’t seem to agree on much of anything. We’ve lost our way. It […]

Mound Visits, 8/21/20

It’s better to have a big goal and reach half of it than to have no goal and reach all of it. “Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and he will establish your plans.” ‭‭(Proverbs‬ ‭16:3‬) Join in today’s Virtual Mound Visit at 11am EST via ZOOM Or audio only call: 301-715-8592 ID: […]

Mound Visits, 8/20/20

A good friend of mine gave some advice to me several years ago that has served me well when I heed it. His advice was summed up in two words, “go slow.” Important decisions are best made with prayer, deliberation, consultations with wise and trusting friends and then more prayer. It takes more time but […]