Category Archives: personal

I have a dream (an eight year old)

A school project our granddaughter wrote. This was hung in the hall of her public school! Wow! What a dream for an eight year old! Let the light shine! Brought tears to my eyes and joy to my heart!

Posted in personal | Leave a comment

You are my helper and my Savior

“May all who search for you be filled with joy and gladness in you. May those who love your salvation repeatedly shout, “God is great!” But as for me, I am poor and needy; please hurry to my aid, O God. You are my helper and … Continue reading

Posted in personal, Wisdom | Tagged | Leave a comment

Four servants of God who battled fierce despair

Four servants of God. Each one reached an extremely low point in life. All of them felt that life was no longer worth living. Continue reading

Posted in Abuse, Addiction, Anger, Anxiety, Assurance, Bitterness, Broken Relationships, Call to ministry, Character, Childhood trauma, Christian life, Comfort, Complaceny, Conceit, Conflict, Contentment, Crisis, Depression, Despair, discouraged, Discouragement, Divine Lottery, Doubt, Elders, elders in the Church, Emerging Leaders, Emotions, Encouragement, Failure, Faith, Fear, feeling hopeless, Freedom, God's Patience, God's Heart, God's Love, Grace, Gratitude, Grieving, Hope?, Kindness, Leadership, Life of a pastor, Loss, marriage problems, Meaning of life, Mercy, Middle life, Mind Renewal, Nihilism, Pain, Pastors, personal, Praise, Prayer, purpose, Questioning God, Repentance, Sadness, Seeking God, Selfishness, Spiritual Detox, Spiritual inventory, Spiritual transformation, Suffering, Suicide, Temptation, Trials, Truth, Victory, Walking with God, Will of God, Wisdom, Worship | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Son offers his first song

Sammy C

Posted in Cornell Family, Family life, personal, Wisdom | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Truth from a five year old

She read the title, “When people are big and God is small.” She then asked me what it means. Continue reading

Posted in Cornell Family, Family life, personal, Personal thoughts, Wisdom | Leave a comment

Fun with grandchildren!

Fun at Knoebels Amusement Park, Elysburg, PA. Continue reading

Posted in Family life, personal | Tagged | Leave a comment

My wife and our three boys

Our three boys took their mom out tonight for a nice Mother’s Day dinner! (And she brought enough leftovers home to me for a full meal!) “… do not forsake your mother’s teaching” (Proverbs 1:8). “… let her rejoice who gave birth … Continue reading

Posted in Mothers, Mothers Day, personal | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Proud Grandpa! (personal stuff about me and my family)

I don’t often post much on the personal side, but today I am making an exception. Continue reading

Posted in Bio, personal | Tagged | 3 Comments

What I am reading during recovery

Reading list during recovery. Continue reading

Posted in personal, Reading | 4 Comments