Praise is the switch

‘Praise is the switch that turns on the light of joy in our lives even when it’s “dark” outside. And the resulting “light” causes others to see the glory of God in our lives. I will sing to the Lord, for He has been good to me. Psalm 13:6 – Anne Graham Lotz ‘In darkness,… Read more »

I do it anyway.

Wrapping up a wonderful birthday and rainy work day here at West Court; ‘my’ Martina Live on surround to close it out. Today’s blessings were beyond anything I deserve or think. I love you all. ‘You can spend your whole life building Something from nothin’ One storm can come and blow it all away. Build… Read more »

Flying Lessons

Well, it’s midnight. Hello ’64’, my new/old Friend. It is through the storms in life that we learn who we are, what we stand for, and then, how to fly. Flying lessons STILL every day — 23,000+ days & 63+ years in the rear view mirror of my life journey. I am so eternally grateful… Read more »


“Worry is like a rocking chair; it keeps you busy but does not bring you farther.” —Corrie ten Boom He is working it all out. — Philippians 2:13

Grace Church Downtown

My ‘neighbors’ in The Neighborhood. Actually share basement utility space with the church–and back stairs from the ‘tomb’ right into the sanctuary. For those history buffs – in the early years before FBC Greenville built their new campus – my ‘space’ was the basement rec and fellowship hall. The early morning and dusk views of… Read more »

He will Carry You

‘Do you ever find yourself asking God where He’s been? Ever get up outta bed saying I can’t do this again; Have you ever been afraid of what tomorrow’s gonna bring? And you’re facing it alone At least that’s what you think. I can tell you after going through that valley Even though I couldn’t… Read more »

God’s Amazing Grace

“Grace means there is nothing we can do to make God love us more. And grace means there is nothing we can do to make God love us less. Grace means that God already loves us as much as an infinite God can possibly love.” ― Philip Yancey, ‘What’s So Amazing About Grace?’

The Story

Closing out @ West Court tonight with one of my favorite and timeless classic ‘redbook’ hymns of the church. And no one does it better than our friend Johnny Baker / The Melodyaires – our brotherhood goes back to the early 70’s (@TAB and played piano on weekends for The Gospeltones (the pre-Melodyaires years) –… Read more »

A Thankful Tuesday

A Thankful Tuesday. My absolute favorite early morning is a sunrise @ Pretty Place. Always feel closer to God there…peace seems within reach, One day soon, our praise is going to be complete. Totally complete. We will be able lift our hands and sing to Him all the songs we wanted to sing. When troubles… Read more »