Anyone Can Do It!
by Tom Linderman on February 21st, 2023
Anyone Can Do It!Have you heard the story about four people named Everybody, Somebody, Anybody and Nobody?There was an important job to be done and Everybody was sure that Somebody would do it. Anybody could have done it, but Nobody did it. Somebody got angry about that, because it was Everybody’s job. Everybody thought Anybody could do it, but Nobody realized that Everybody wouldn’t do it. It end...  Read More
Slowly Growing Up!
by Tom Linderman on February 14th, 2023
Slowly Growing Up!I recently read this:  “According to BizVibe, there are over 200,000 fast-food restaurants in the United States and it is estimated that 50 million Americans eat at one of them every day. The top three revenue-producing restaurants are Starbucks, Mcdonalds, and Subway. As an American culture, we move at a fast pace. We supersize our fries, drive through our favorite restaurants, ...  Read More
by Tom Linderman on February 7th, 2023
A Love LetterYears ago, or maybe last year, you may have been the fortunate recipient of a love letter.  Every Valentine's day we are reminded of the sentimental poems that lavishly pour out deep feelings toward a lucky recipient.  Sometimes these love letters are somewhat predictable. “Roses are red, Violets are blue, Sugar is sweet, And so are you” (first published in 1784!).I am not saying thos...  Read More
Welcome to February!
by Tom Linderman on January 31st, 2023
Welcome to February! It means we are closer to spring and then finally summer. If you live in the Midwest, you probably appreciate the ever-changing seasons. I try to look at each season as a gift from God.Psalm 74:17 “It was You who set all the boundaries of the earth; You made both summer and winter.”February reminds me to appreciate having a warm coat. It makes the hot cup of coffee taste even ...  Read More
by Tom Linderman on January 23rd, 2023
Jonah was this dude with a really bad attitude.He didn't do what he was told by God to do.He tried to hide and ran away from God,But he was found, yet God still gave him the job.To go and warn a city full of people who did not even know.Jonah disobeyed and got on a boat.But because of a storm, the ship could not float.The storm was so bad it was whipping the sails.There was lightning and thunder a...  Read More
by Tom Linderman on January 17th, 2023
REPAIREDI recently read an article about the art of “Kintsugi.”  Imagine taking a beautiful ceramic bowl out of a kitchen cabinet and suddenly bumping into someone, causing the bowl to fall out of your hands and breaking into pieces when it hits the floor.  In our culture we would likely throw it all away and use some alternative bowl.  In Japanese culture, they would take some rice flower, mixed ...  Read More