ODORS & AROMAS

Living in an agricultural city like Clarksville means there are often odors and aromas wherever you travel. Just a few hundreds yards from our house in one direction, you’ll smell the pleasing aroma of Chris’ Pizza Village. If you travel a few hundred yards the other...

The Donkey Discourse

If you’re a pet owner, you are in the habit of regularly talking to animals that cannot talk back: hamsters, dogs, iguanas, goldfish… You talk to them. They just wag their tails or wiggle their fins, then go on with life. But what if they did talk back? In one of my...

IN-DEPENDENCE DAY

Independence Day is just days away. We’ll scarf food down and blow fireworks up as we celebrate our freedom as Americans. We remember July 4, 1776 as the date our forefathers signed the Declaration of Independence, officially marking the birth of the United States of...

He is Enough

“But whyyyyyy?” If you’re a parent, that’s a dreaded question you probably hear from your kids far more often than you’d like. Wouldn’t it be nice if, when we told our kids to do something, it just happened simply because we said so? Imagine that! That’s how God...

Short Term / Long Term

A few months ago, I went with some friends to work out at local boxing gym. To say they kicked my butt would be a major understatement. At one point when the bell rang for water, I sat down to take a drink. As soon as my butt hit the chair, an instructor was right...

That Sweet Smell

Sizzling fajitas… Freshly ground coffee… Triple chocolate brownies… They all come with their own aroma that fills your home and makes your taste buds water. I’ve been reminded of that aroma recently as I am reading through Leviticus. Although it can be a challenging...