Forgiveness = Freedom

Forgiveness = Freedom

Friends .. the truth is .. forgiving someone is one thing ..  haha .. and yes .. it’s quite another .. to receive them back into our hearts on a more intimate level than before .. oh yes .. full forgiveness .. haha ..  where it’s fully undeserved ..  well .. it can be quite the challenge .. yet .. haha ..  this is exactly the kind of forgiveness God has shown each of us .. and yes .. it’s fully undeserved .. haha .. while fully and freely given .. so .. bottom line ..  in knowing this simple truth .. and yes .. by following His simple example .. haha .. our daily mission should always be .. to stay mindful to do all we can .. to imitate His awesome act .. for yes yes yes ..  sweet friends .. we all need to be loved .. in spite of ..  and yes .....

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Life Changing Love

Life Changing Love

Friends .. it’s true ..  love changes everything .. haha .. that’s right .. and yes .. it includes the act of service .. for the truth is .. when we act out of love .. all of a sudden .. haha .. no longer is our service about us .. so .. when we volunteer .. we’re not merely checking something off a list .. no way .. we’re indeed .. truly loving those we serve ..   thank you Stinky’s Fish Camp and thank you to all of you Sowal people .. for together you gave the opportunity for  “Scooter”  Donald Reeder and “Boog”  Brant Marshall to be able to serve our neighbors in Louisiana with love .. and yes  yes yes .. it did indeed .. make for a grayt day  .. haha .. oh yeah .. Love Wins Period “If I give all I...

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Deciding for Ourselves

Deciding for Ourselves

Friends .. it’s when we decide to take personal responsibility for our own life .. haha .. that things can and will begin to change .. that’s right .. for you see .. it’s all about acceptance .. for the truth is .. we’re where we are right now .. simply because .. haha .. of our own doing .. and no .. we can’t blame anyone for our “situations” .. haha .. other than ourselves .. for again .. the truth is .. everything we do .. and yes .. every time we do it .. involves a choice .. so basically .. we are what we choose .. oh yes .. gratefully .. Our God .. He’s here for us .. and yes .. He’ll provide all of the resources we need to choose the path He’s set before us .. however .. the power of that choice...

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Strength Goes Hand in Hand

Strength Goes Hand in Hand

The following is a post from David Cunningham’s Facebook page ..   please read carefully and let it soak into your heart .. for the truth is .. so many of our local friends .. homeowners .. and yes  .. business owners right here in Sowal .. along our Scenic 30A  .. are from this area in Louisiana ..  as we sit here with our own “troubles” if you will .. they are not sitting .. they are not resting .. so many no longer have homes .. so .. please please .. don’t let this day go by without giving in any way you can .. take supplies over to Stinky’s Fish Camp today ..  tomorrow morning the trailer will pull out and head to Baton Rouge with what has been gathered  .. another easy way to give is to text the word REDCROSS to 90999 to make a...

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Living while Learning

Living while Learning

Memories .. haha ..  some are good and pleasant .. while others .. tey’re just .. not so nice .. none the matter .. they’re simply both .. a gift from God .. heck .. memory itself is a gift .. for without it .. we wouldn’t learn  .. or .. develop .. there’d be nothing to help us succeed ..  or ..  to learn from our mistakes .. haha .. His incredible hand at work .. again and again ..  as we look back in time  .. we find ourselves focusing on those ..”not so nice” .. memories .. you know .. the times when we’ve been hurt or betrayed .. and yes .. even the times .. when we’ve hurt and betrayed .. oh goodness .. these memories .. they can hurt so bad  .. and no  .. none of us are fans of pain .. yet for some reason .....

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Better and Better and Better

Better and Better and Better

Friends .. most all of us have been through a lot in our lives .. haha .. and today .. there’s not one of us that’s not going through something .. for the truth is .. everyone we meet is facing some sort of something .. right this very moment  .. haha .. just like us ..  it’s been this way from the beginning of time .. and yes .. will be this way till the end .. haha .. for life .. it has it’s way with us .. and yes .. because of this .. we learn to persevere ..  we learn that no matter what .. if we’re up or down .. we have to keep moving .. season to season ..  no questions asked .. haha ..  and no  ..  perseverance ..  it’s not something we volunteer for .. no way .. haha ..  for yes ..  it means getting up .. gritting  our...

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Rock On

Rock On

I woke up this morning to the wonderful video of .. “I’d Rather Go Blind” – A tribute to Buddy Guy .. performed by Beth Hart and accompanied by Jeff Beck .. if you haven’t watched it .. you need to .. the caption written by my friend read .. “Music – it really feeds your soul” .. haha .. oh yes .. music .. it has a way of bringing us .. from where we are .. to where we need to be .. it can transport us back in time .. as we listen .. memories of a simpler day .. and yes .. even of .. a carefree love that we may have shared .. haha .. yes … it brings back memories .. for friends .. as we’ve learned through time .. love .. it’s rarely easy .. however .. when we choose to unite our love with...

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