Chocolate Hazelnut Truffle Cookies

The summer before my Junior year of high school, I served as a steward for the Billy Graham Congress in Amsterdam.  It was a huge training event for Pastors, Evangelists, Teachers, and Missionaries from all over the world.  I remember meeting people who had traveled from various parts of Africa, Moldova, Canada, Ecuador, and more.  My volunteer jobs included everything … Read More

Hand-Me-Down Wisdom

I had planned to write a tribute to my Mimi for this week’s post anyway.  As it has turned out, she’s been brought to the forefront of my mind these last few days.  I’m sitting beside her hospital bed here in Virginia.  It’s not where we thought we’d be celebrating her 91st birthday.  We thought we’d be eating roast, mushroom … Read More

Lessons From My Granddaddy Part 2

Thursday, May 24th, marks the 12th year anniversary of my Granddaddy, Dr.T.W. Wilson’s promotion to Heaven. In tribute to him, I wanted to continue last week’s car ride conversation that he and I had just a few months before he died. I had always known that Granddaddy was a man of conviction, who sought to bring glory and honor to … Read More

Lessons From My Granddaddy Part 1

Next Friday, May 24th marks the 12 year anniversary of the home going of my Granddaddy.  Can I tell you a little bit about him?  Oh good, thank you.  I’ve got a two-part series about him, but really could write a whole book about the wisdom he passed down to me. In fact, one has been written already. You should … Read More

I’d Rather Have Jesus

Last night, after 104 years of life, one of earth’s most beloved saints of old entered the pearly gates for his eternal life.   When a person gets to be that old, you begin to wonder if they are going to outlive all of us.  George Beverly Shea, or as I’ve always called him, “Uncle Bev”, served his Lord and Savior … Read More

Fun for Free Nashville

Opryland Resort http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/bnago-gaylord-opryland-resort-and-convention-center/ Up for a lovely stroll inside a beautiful greenhouse? The Opryland Resort will keep you entertained for as long as you like.  Bridges, waterfalls, beautiful flowers and plants accent every step of your walk.  You might even run into a Minnie Pearl lookalike. Or, you may bump into characters from DreamWorks films as they provide interactive adventures … Read More