10 Thoughts on the Good and the Bad at the Start of 2015

First Post of 2015

2015 Graphic

The Good:    I’m still alive.
The Bad:       There is less sand in the hourglass of life.

The Good:    I’m still married to Stephnie
The Bad:       She’s still stuck with me.

The Good:    I started the year with a workout on the treadmill and some lifting.
The Bad:       Shin splint pain in my right leg.

The Good:    My proposal for the Doctor of Ministry is in.
The Bad:       The clock is ticking for a projected graduation in December 2016

The Good:    The Phillies are making some trades.
The Bad:       They still have a long way to go to be competitive again.

The Good:     I love the staff, elders and congregation of Trinity Church.
The Bad:       Thousands of people don’t know all that God is doing through them.

The Good:    The kids and grandkids are all healthy and much loved.
The Bad:       We don’t get to see them as much since we moved to Watseka, IL. 

The Good:    Gas is $1.98 in Watseka. $1.98!!  
The Bad:       Millions of people are still out of work.

The Good:    No snow to shovel and stress my back. 
The Bad:       It’s freezing cold out side. 

The Bad:      I’m still a selfish, egotistical, impatient, lazy, disorganized man.
The Good:   Jesus is still my wonderful and forgiving Savior.

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