Storms Strike Three Virginia Communities

by: Larry Davies | February 27, 2016

It’s easy to get consumed with our day to day life, but something happens to remind you that whatever you do, whatever your problems, whatever your concerns, there is a much bigger world out there with difficulties and concerns that far outweigh your wants and needs. Last Wednesday afternoon was one of those times as […]

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Simple Prayer

by: Larry Davies | February 17, 2016

A recent devotion listed ten short, simple prayers. Pause for a few moments and say each prayer out loud. Can you picture yourself using each prayer at one time or another? 1. Help. 2. Please. 3. Don’t. 4. Show me. 5. Guide me. 6. Change me. 7. Are you there? 8. Why’d you do that? […]

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Lent and Prayer

by: Larry Davies | February 13, 2016

Lent as defined by Wikipedia “is a solemn religious observance that begins on Ash Wednesday and covers a period of approximately six weeks before Easter Sunday. The traditional purpose of Lent is the preparation of the believer through prayer, penance, repentance of sins, almsgiving, atonement and self-denial. During Lent, many Christians commit to fasting or […]

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Lessons on Life and Fishing from Blacky – Conclusion

by: Larry Davies | February 4, 2016

My grandfather Blacky asked me to go with him fishing and shrimping. My older cousin laughed and warned: “You’ll be sorry!” Yet, everything started smoothly as I helped toss out the nets and guide the boat. The work was hard but seeing the shrimp and working beside grandpa, the greatest fisherman in the world, made […]

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