“Busting to make a call” and other fun idioms we all need to know!

- David and Derek So this week Wake Forest has galloped ahead from cool to hot, from early spring to early summer, and Monday saw 80-degree temperatures to go along with all that lovely pollen saturating the air! It also meant I could get dad out and about to explore his new neighborhood and get …

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STRENGTH: a new portrait of my parents

- Grace, David, Max  But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me. That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I …

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we are not retired, we are recalibrating, and reinventing, and re-creating

- official 42nd anniversary portrait Since my youth, God, you have taught me,    and to this day I declare your marvelous deeds. Even when I am old and gray,    do not forsake me, my God,till I declare your power to the next generation,    your mighty acts to all who are to come. Psalm 71:17-19Retirement is defined in terms of what is …

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birthday notes, comfort food, and an epic card

But the godly will flourish like palm trees    and grow strong like the cedars of Lebanon. For they are transplanted to the Lord’s own house.    They flourish in the courts of our God. Even in old age they will still produce fruit;    they will remain vital and green. They will declare, “The Lord is just!    He is my rock!Psalm 92:12-15 - good job on the …

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