Mound Visits, 10/11/22

God places people in our lives to help us do what would be extremely hard to do without them. It’s yet another way to show how much He loves is. It’s also another way for God to help us not to worry or be anxious. For all of this I am thankful. “To be grateful […]

Mound Visits, 10/5/22

Recently, I heard someone say, “Some talk to you in their free time while some free their time to talk to you.” I want to be the kind of friend who frees my time for others. “Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.” — Benjamin Franklin One true friend is a gift. Two […]

Mound Visits, 10/4/22

Our best days are yet to come. “Earth has no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal.”-Thomas Moore Jesus said, “My Father’s house has many rooms; if that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for you, […]

Mound Visits, 9/30/22

I once heard someone say that the stories we tell ourself are powerful because we hear them in our own voice. There is much truth to that statement. Do not allow the fear of failure overshadow what God has planned for you! “Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by […]

Mound Visits, 9/28/22

Do you pursue knowledge or wisdom? I must admit, for many years I wanted to be known as the “pitching guy” who was on the cutting edge of pitching knowledge. But knowledge without wisdom only hangs around until the next new concept is revealed. Seek wisdom first so that your knowledge may be shared without […]

Mound Visits, 9/26/22

The truly exceptional leader is a person who:-is demanding but not demeaning-uses encouragement and knowledge instead of cynicism-prays for those he/she leads instead of using them for selfish gain-exudes character and humility as well as confidence “The goal of many leaders is to get people to think more highly of the leader. The goal of […]

Mound Visits, 9/24/22

When I was a Graduate Assistant baseball coach at Mississippi State in the late 70’s, the football coach had a slogan that seemed to be everywhere. The slogan was “Let’s Win Something Today.” I can’t remember the coaches name, but I remember the slogan! Why? Because it applies to everyone. Don’t wait. Do something positive […]

Mound Visits, 9/22/22

I’ve heard it said that life is like baking a cake; the ingredients by themselves would be pretty gross to eat. But when you put it all together and bake it you get something delicious. Our lives are full of trials. Only God can take all these trials, along with our perseverance, and make each […]

Mound Visits, 9/21/22

My dad once told me about a sign that hung on the entrance to their church back in the 1930’s in the rural community of Poplar Springs.The sign read, “If every person who enters this church is just like me, what kind of a church would this church be?” Pastors need members who are “all […]