Monday, October 30, 2006

The greatest of these is love.

1 Corinthians 13

1 If I speak with the languages of men and of angels, but don't have love, I have become sounding brass, or a clanging cymbal.

2 If I have the gift of prophecy, and know all mysteries and all knowledge; and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but don't have love, I am nothing.

3 If I dole out all my goods to feed the poor, and if I give my body to be burned, but don't have love, it profits me nothing.

4 Love is patient and is kind; love doesn't envy. Love doesn't brag, is not proud,

5 doesn't behave itself inappropriately, doesn't seek its own way, is not provoked, takes no account of evil;

6 doesn't rejoice in unrighteousness, but rejoices with the truth;

7 bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.

8 Love never fails. But where there are prophecies, they will be done away with. Where there are various languages, they will cease. Where there is knowledge, it will be done away with.

9 For we know in part, and we prophesy in part;

10 but when that which is complete has come, then that which is partial will be done away with.

11 When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I felt as a child, I thought as a child. Now that I have become a man, I have put away childish things.

12 For now we see in a mirror, dimly, but then face to face. Now I know in part, but then I will know fully, even as I was also fully known.13 But now faith, hope, and love remain-these three. The greatest of these is love.

Saturday, October 28, 2006

Friday, October 27, 2006

Heflin, AL

There's this neat little Tasty Dip restaurant in Heflin, Alabama. They make a mean hamburger and the ice cream looks mighty good. A nice stop to make after driving up Mt. Cheaha to see the fall colors.

Wednesday, October 11, 2006

I wonder...

I received an email from Travelocity today. Real Deals: Gigantinormous Deals to Sin City. I'm pretty sure I wouldn't want my town known as Sin City, maybe it's just me but something Biblical comes to mind with that boast. It wasn't a good thing.


Don't you just love a good surprise? My phone rang yesterday about 1pm and my inlaws, Ooma & Pop, were headed our way from a vacation trip to Charleston, SC. They arrived about 8 pm and we enjoyed a quick visit, some late night cherry cobbler, and a big breakfast, before they hit the road again, headed home to Kentucky. It was a real treat.

Today is Will's 20th birthday. Hard to believe, but yep, he's 20. He's probably getting a message about right now to stop by student services and pick up a surprise package. Yep, chocolate/chocolate cake. Don't you just love a good surprise?

We'll gather this weekend in Arkansas for a bit more celebrating and a ride on Mamaw's party boat. I'm told its back on the water again. They had a stranding episode last week or so, never dull. Life is just full of surprises.


Monday, October 09, 2006

Mt. Cheaha

I managed to make a trip up to Mt. Cheaha State Park last week. It was a beautiful day, the air was a little warmer that day and there were the beginning signs of some fall color playing into the trees along the way. I also realized that this was my first trip up the mountain this year and I may have missed last year as well. Not good.

Wednesday, October 04, 2006

San Diego

San Diego, Wow!

Our first trip to sunny San Diego. The weather was great. The people were fantastic!

We joined Keith Lancaster for a Praise & Harmony singing seminar this past weekend at the Church of Christ on El Cajon Blvd. Lots of singing, fun and fellowship. They were well prepared to make the most of their seminar. We enjoyed their enthusiasm and hospitality. Surely the presence of the Lord is in this place.

Our hosts were George & Julie Little. George is the minister at El Cajon and from Australia. Julie's father is a preacher in Sydney, hope I have that right, and goes way back with Marvin Phillilps. We sure had a great time and they showed us around the bay and took us over to Coronada Island. We had some awesome Mexican food on the island, I'll have to track down the name of the place; as well as some yummy noodle soup at a place called Saffron on Sunday afternoon, a quick spot within eye distance of the airport, as we had a 2:45 flight.

I took pictures, of course, but yet to take from my camera. I'll try to do better soon:)