Happy Monday

20200503_110256

April showers bring May flowers. These perennials, surrounding the church sign at Unity Baptist, return every spring. Even with no one there to enjoy them they go doing what God made them to do. Send your spring pics to vantilspencer@outlook.com and we’ll give you a shoutout and share some of those next week.

This is Happy Monday #374.   Continue reading

Satur-deja Vu

Screenshot 2020-04-28 at 8.17.53 AM

1995 World Series – Fox Sports Southeast, which I’m sure is only available regionally, has been showing the 1995 MLB World Series between the Atlanta Braves and Cleveland Indians. If the option is available to you, tonight’s game 6 is the one you want to watch. Continue reading

Satur-deja Vu

Screenshot 2020-04-24 at 2.53.46 PM

Silver linings – None of us would have chosen to live through a global pandemic at this time but there are some positive aspects to it. I wrote weeks ago that a little bit of struggle is good for us and managed to avoid using the cliche what doesn’t kill us makes us stronger. Families are not only spending time together some family members may have gotten to know each other for the first time. People are buying groceries and cooking at home. The slowdown of our economy is uncomfortable for some and extremely difficult for others but many have stepped up their levels of giving. Economic hardship has become an equalizing force that makes people realize we are more alike than we are different. Small companies that faced shutdown switched to make hand sanitizer or paper masks, many giving the product away and workers donating their time and labor. How many people, from politicians to celebrities, from corporate officials to health care workers, have you heard say we’re all in this together? Continue reading

Satur-deja Vu

Screenshot 2020-04-14 at 6.30.56 PM

Easily the funniest thing I have seen all week. If you don’t get the reference to The Princess Bride you need to watch that entire movie, right now, then come back and finish reading this blog post. It’s Saturday, everything’s shutdown, you’ve got time. Continue reading