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My Wonderful Wife

By Thomas | February 18, 2022

I started writing this a few years ago when I had to travel to New Orleans for doctoral seminars (probably 2017 or 2018). I’m not sure why I never published it, but here it is for all of you to read. I’m thankful for my wife. I thank God every […]

Focus: It’s Kind of Important

By Thomas | February 2, 2022

Bokeh. (bow-kay) You’ve seen those great pictures where the subject is in complete focus, but everything else is out of focus. When light is present in that out of focus background, the light becomes beautiful starburst-type fragments of light. The out-of-focus light in the background is called bokeh. Bokeh done […]

A Sticky Situation

By Thomas | October 10, 2019

Have you ever gotten yourself into a sticky situation? I got myself into a sticky situation a few days ago. I watched countless YouTube videos on extracting honey. I set everything up inside my house so the bees in my yard would not be attracted to the smell of the […]

The Sting of Ministry

By Thomas | May 10, 2019

Pastoral ministry is not for wimps and neither is beekeeping. Both endeavors have their own problems and pains. First, bee keeping is messy! Bees use a substance called propolis to glue stuff in their hives. Bees make the red resin-like material from the buds of cone-bearing trees. This stuff gets […]