Christian Walk, History, Life, Personal

A Day to Remember

America has a tradition of taking time to honor those who have sacrificed to preserve the freedoms we enjoy. We take the respect that is to be given to men and women in uniform very seriously. While other things that ought to be honored, such as our flag, president, and criminal justice system, seem to… Continue reading A Day to Remember

Christian Walk, History, Life, Personal

“I Surrender All”

All to Jesus I surrender All to Him I freely give. I will ever love and trust Him In His presence daily live. I surrender all; I surrender all All to Thee my┬áprecious Savior I surrender all. What church doesn't know this hymn or use it as a frequent invitational song? Its popularity has grown… Continue reading “I Surrender All”

Christian Walk, History, Life, Personal

Is History Dead?

"Why do we have to learn about dead people?" This is a very common question, especially in a junior high classroom. The thing I love about history is that we have the opportunity to look at life through someone else's perspective. It's not like a movie or a fiction novel that we look at someone… Continue reading Is History Dead?

History, Life, Personal

Keeping the Past in the Future

There are many approaches to dealing with the past. Most would probably agree with the old adage, "What's done is done." Why dwell on the past? Others agree with philosopher George Santayana who said, "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." In other words, learn from your mistakes. I love when… Continue reading Keeping the Past in the Future