Mound Visits, 5/31/23

There are some struggles in life that we can’t fix. We want to, but the burden is just too heavy to carry. We are competitors, leaders, parents, role models and normally pretty much in control. But, then again, we really are not in control. If you haven’t experienced a burden too heavy to carry, you […]

Mound Visits, 5/30/23

I hear it every day from friends, family and on social media; “Our country is in a mess. We are so divided.” We have brilliant minds from Yale, Harvard, M.I.T. and Stanford, so why are we struggling so? Why can’t these gifted people fix our problems? Could it be that we are looking for knowledge […]

Mound Visits, 5/29/23

“Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.”John 15:13 “The legacy of brave men and women who have fought and died for their country is the freedom we enjoy as Americans.” – Lucian Adams, Medal of Honor recipient I thank God this morning for the many who gave […]

Mound Visits, 5/27/23

Yesterday I was talking to a friend who is 85 years old. He ran for political office when he was a young man. He lost. He was broke, heavily in debt, had no job and was disappointed, to say the least. Soon afterward he started a small business that he loved. A few years before […]

Mound Visits, 5/26/23

Conversation is important in enhancing any relationship. Prayer is an honest conversation with God. And, listening is crucial in having a real conversation. “God speaks in the silence of the heart. Listening is the beginning of prayer.” – Mother Teresa “The Lord is near to all who call on him, to all who call on […]

Mound Visits, 5/24/23

Hope, in the spiritual sense, isn’t just a feeling, or a wish, or a nice idea that optimists talk about. No, hope has a strong connection to faith. It’s all God has done, continues to do and will do for us through Christ. “My hope is built on nothing lessthan Jesus’ blood and righteousness.”(“On Christ […]

Mound Visits, 5/23/23

When a team wears a uniform, they represent a school or a professional organization. Anything positive or negative we do while wearing that uniform is a reflection of the entire team and even the school or organization. These two verses are for everyone who has a task today…large or small. For as followers of Christ, […]

Mound Visits, 5/22/23

Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a German pastor, theologian and anti-Nazi dissident. He was hung by the Nazi’s just a few weeks prior to the end of World War ll. His intellect and wisdom live on through the written word. He once said, “It is only with gratitude that life becomes rich.” If Bonhoeffer could find richness […]

Mound Visits, 5/19/23

It’s good to have a plan, to work towards a goal. But, I have found that most of the very good things in my life happened outside of my plan. Each day we should keep our eyes and hearts open for what God has planned for us outside of our own schedule. Our Father loves […]