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 Tue, 12/18/2012 - 11:06
RANDOM THOUGHTS: Yesterday, I thought of the phrase I had heard and used before throughout my life, "Wait just a cotton pickin' minute."
Then I thought..."Cotton pickin' minute??? What exactly is that and how does is differ from a regular minute? Is it longer or shorter than a regular minute or is it the same time frame with a fluffy, warm, shrinkable attitude??? Or is some completely different kind of animal?"
Submitted by davidwoodbooks on Mon, 12/17/2012 - 17:10
JOURNAL: Some people have what is referred to as a “sweet tooth” but my wife has a “popcorn tooth.” She loves popcorn but not the microwave kind. Her brand preference is Orville Redenbacher's gourmet popcorn (O.R.G.P.
Submitted by davidwoodbooks on Thu, 12/13/2012 - 20:17
JOURNAL: I think most of us have had times when we have been disappointed with God. A time when we felt like He let us down somehow. Maybe it was due to something we wanted so badly and prayed so hard for and then in the end, it did not happen. Or maybe it was due to something we didn't want to happen very badly and we prayed so hard that it would not, only to have it roll over us like a steam roller. Maybe it was a marriage or relationship that failed or never came to be.
Submitted by davidwoodbooks on Mon, 12/10/2012 - 21:04
SHORT THOUGHTS: In the verses below, I find it interesting that it is totally our choice as to what we put on, how we will interact and ultimately, to what people will see. The verse is asking us to do something very specific, suggesting that we choose to put on these things, much like we choose our outfits before going out the door to work or school or wherever, dressing appropriately. And in that, the choice is still ours to “put on or not to put on”...or maybe to put on something else entirely different.
Submitted by davidwoodbooks on Fri, 12/07/2012 - 16:41
SHORT THOUGHTS: I am smarter, stronger and wiser because of all the many mistakes and failures I have had throughout my life. The positive did not grow out of the mistakes and failures on their own but grew because I chose to learn from those shortcomings. If I choose to, I am now able to see right through all my bologna excuses and know when I am trying to pull something over my head because of something I selfishly just want to do...David Wood