Mound Visits, 7/7/17

“Pray continually.” (1 Thessalonians 5:17) This must be one of the shortest verses in the Bible. How can I follow Paul’s advice here? I have a busy day ahead of me. On the days I am in constant communication with God, I have more peace, more strength, more wisdom and more gratitude. Your prayers throughout […]

Mound Visits, 7/6/17

Many times I carry anxiety, stress, worries and fears that rob me of peace and productivity. I know better. I’ve heard many sermons on these topics and I’ve read many quotes and even Bible verses telling me how not to do this. I’ve heard people who “have it all together” tell me that worry is […]

Mound Visits, 7/5/17

If we follow the path of least resistance, we will become more like our evolving world. It will be easy to say, “what I do is wrong, but I’m not as bad as ‘that’ person.” Or, “why not, everyone else does it.” But, we do not have to live our lives giving in to what […]

Mound Visits, 7/4/17

Amidst the fireworks, parades, hot dogs and potato salad, may we never forget the farmers, shop owners, liberated slaves and plantation owners who left their homes and families to stand up against the most powerful nation in the world…to become “one nation, under God, with liberty and justice for all.” And, may we spend time […]

Mound Visits, 7/3/17

Social media has created a “bully pulpit” for anyone with a strong opinion about politicians, athletes, coaches and other public figures. I have read things on Twitter and Facebook about people that most likely would not be spoken in the presence of the one being attacked. This happens in both political parties, sports rivalries and […]

Mound Visits, 7/1/17

Several countries in our world live in an era of unprecedented freedom like the world has never seen before. In a few days, we will be celebrating Independence Day here in America where freedom of speech is a way of life. In Peter’s Day, one could lose his head or be crucified for speaking out […]