2 Ways To Avoid Distractions

DistractionI had a bit of scare this week. Well, maybe more of a “what was I thinking?” moment.

Our sons and a friend were using the jacuzzi one Saturday night. As is typical when the spa is used the water level recedes quite a bit. This happens when people get in and out of the jacuzzi a lot as well as evaporation. When I got up Sunday morning I noticed the water level was lower than normal. So, to help the auto-fill process along I put the hose in the spa for a few minutes before we left for church. The water level was so low it didn’t make much of a dent. So I turned off the water and away we went to church.

When we got home from lunch after church the low water level was still low and was bugging me! So I turned the hose back on. A while later we took off for my son’s ballgame. Continue reading

Are You In Training?

cross-trainingSome people like to hit golf balls, some people like to read and some people like to surf. Me, I like to work out. Cross training, specifically. Over the past couple of years it has become a discipline in my life and part of my daily routine. If I miss a day I feel out of kilter…like I’ve cheated…like I’ve called in sick when I’m not really sick. Do you know the feeling? I was thinking about this recently and it got me thinking about my life as a Christian. Kind of a weird comparison but I am amazed at how similar physically conditioning your body and being a Christian are. Continue reading