Dec
8
2017

When Crystal first called me, she was hesitant to explain what she desired me to know and write. Many had already tried to explain away her experiences, even to the point of making her self-conscious about it. Some tried unrealistic remedies, while others attempted to make sense of it and still others told her she […]

Nov
22
2017

My new friend, Billy Furgerson, was born in Shawnee, Oklahoma, October 25, 1923. His dad worked for the Rock Island Railroad, but his father owned a farm in Calvin, Oklahoma and was desperate for help. So, Billy’s dad left the railroad to help him with the farm. Calvin was then a town of approximately 600 […]

Nov
11
2017

  During July 2016, Dale Whitesitt, an Army veteran and former paratrooper, wondered aloud how it would be to jump again.  His 19-year-old grand-daughter said, “count me in whenever you want to find out”.  All his previous jumps were from low altitude, 1200 – 2000 feet above ground with a static line opening of the […]

Nov
3
2017

From my youth, I have always been a Houston Astros fan, even though I now live in North Texas and am, of course, a Texas Ranger fan. I’m still an Astros fan. But I’m torn between the two when they play each other. Personally, I wish the Astros had not left the National League. An […]

Oct
30
2017

The world changing Protestant Reformation’s 500th year anniversary date is October 31, 2017. Greatly overshadowed by Halloween in our culture, October 31 in 1517 rocked the world, bringing Europe new understanding of the Bible and freedom from tyrannical practices. One author wrote, “Like a single flaming match dropped into the dry straw of a forest, […]