During the holidays, I enjoy watching one of my perennial favorites aptly During the holidays, I enjoy watching one of my perennial favorites aptly named, It’s a Wonderful Life. For those of you who have never seen this classic, it depicts the misadventures of a small town banker named George Bailey. George has the misfortune of losing some of his bank’s funds on the eve of an audit. He becomes so distraught that he prepares to commit suicide. Then, he is approached by an angel named Clarence. Clarence gives him a glimpse of the unfulfilled lives that would result from his tragic act. George eventually comes to his senses and is rescued from a stint in prison by a community of loving friends. The dynamics of their tangible expressions of love for him will warm your heart and help you to appreciate the virtues of long-term relationships. (more…)
Archive for December, 2009
The year was 1957, I was a farm kid growing up in the little town of Kinston, North Carolina. Instead of the hundreds of television stations, we only had three: ABC, CBS and NBC. Each Sunday morning we watched a man whose address was simply Tulsa 2, Oklahoma, that man was Evangelist Oral Roberts.