Blog Type Key: Journal - Stories written since the book was published Pieces of My Heart - Sample stories from the book Short Thoughts - Something to read when you're short on time Random Thoughts - Thoughts to make you shake or nod your head
Submitted by davidwoodbooks on Thu, 06/02/2016 - 20:56
JOURNAL: On the way to work today, in the rain, on the freeway about five miles from work, the word, “kittywamus” came into my head. I don’t know how, I don’t know why…maybe it was a direct gift from God and maybe not. You can be the judge after reading more, as this word has sparked a plethora of thoughts in this crazy mind of mine.
Submitted by davidwoodbooks on Tue, 05/03/2016 - 09:35
SHORT THOUGHTS: I read these words this morning in my prayer time and they were just so true that I had to share them with you all.
To me, if we just open our eyes and our ears, the evidence of God's existence is literally...everywhere. He is in the things that "just happen" like clockwork every single day...the seasons coming and going...the beauty in all creation all around us. He is calling out to us everywhere if we will just open our eyes and our ears and see Him and hear Him.
Submitted by davidwoodbooks on Tue, 04/12/2016 - 09:36
SHORT THOUGHTS: Who couldn't use a straight path? So much of life does not make sense to me. But that is not so with God. He sees everything from the beginning to the end. He sees what will be where we see what is now. He see us for who we will become where we see us for who we are now. He removes our sins as far as the east is from the west while we remember all of our shortcomings.
Submitted by davidwoodbooks on Thu, 04/07/2016 - 16:31
RANDOM THOUGHTS: I had a thought a few minutes ago and so I thought I would just run it by you all and see what you think.
If a "MOTORCADE" by definition is a procession or parade of automobiles or other motor vehicles...and a "BARRICADE" is a defensive barrier hastily constructed, as in a street, to stop an enemy...then why isn't a "BEARICADE" by definition a procession or parade of bears or other bear like animals or a defensive sleuth of bears hastily brought in, as in a street, to stop an enemy???
Submitted by davidwoodbooks on Wed, 03/30/2016 - 19:12
RANDOM THOUGHTS: I just thought of something so cool that I just had to share it with you all. You are very welcome...in advance.
As I was walking to get a cup of "wake me up" coffee...this thought...wonderful gift even, possibly even epiphany occurred to me.
If I ever become rich and I am able to buy my own town, I am promptly going to change the name to "Cognito." Then whenever some asks me where I am, I can say...wait for it...a little longer...almost there, "Well, I am in-Cognito."
Submitted by davidwoodbooks on Fri, 03/11/2016 - 13:59
RANDOM THOUGHTS: So last night, on the eve of my 55th birthday, as normal, right before bed, I used the restroom.
As I was "sitting" there and finishing up, just minding my own business...I leaned. When I did, there was a fairly loud snap and everything in life suddenly shifted. Luckily, upon inspection and to my great relief, the snap was not my spine, hip, collarbone or any other important part of my body. What is was, was my toilet seat.
Submitted by davidwoodbooks on Wed, 03/09/2016 - 14:13
JOURNAL: In the last few months, two things that I have been praying for, for a long, long time have made sudden progress. When I was praying and thanking God for these things, God had a moment with me where He suddenly reminded me of a great truth.
Submitted by davidwoodbooks on Fri, 03/04/2016 - 09:02
SHORT THOUGHTS: Today, I am thankful for all the little things I see all around me that make me smile and sometimes outright laugh. I am thankful for the sunrises and sunsets, the awesome beauty God finger paints in the skies on a daily basis and for all the wonderful things in creation that He has made for me to live in.